Nights at the Circus Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lizzie say that Walser no longer has?

2. What has Fevvers forgotten that she hates?

3. Who is the ice sculpture modeled after?

4. Which country are the band of men outlawed from?

5. What do the circus call the band of misfits?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Look at the novel's characterization. How well drawn do you think Carter's characters are? Select one of the minor characters such as Buffot the Great and discuss how much you know about his background. In what ways does Carter provide the reader with information about that character?

Essay Topic 2

Look at the novel's plot.

1) Identify the main plot points of the story. How do they work towards a final resolution?

2) How does Carter use character to further the plot?

3) How does Carter use dialogue to further the plot.

Essay Topic 3

Choose one of the characters from the novel.

1) What is the character's background.

2) What is the character's motivation and goals?

3) What do you think the character adds to the story? How would the story change if the character was taken away?

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