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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the significance of "Number 272"?
2. What are M's feelings as he gives Bond his assignment in "The Living Daylights"?
3. According to Bond, what is wrong with "expense-account aristocracy"?
4. What is Bond most concerned about, in regards to his new weapon?
5. Where is Bond supposed to meet his intended assignment?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the plot of "007 in New York" different from the other plots in the book?
2. Describe M as he gives an assignment that involves murder. How does this show his feelings in regards to his men?
3. Bond assumes his shot scares the living daylights out of Trigger. How is this a dangerous assumption and one that is not good for Bond?
4. Explain Bond's internal relationship with the cello player before he discovers the truth. How does this affect him?
5. Describe the airport at the beginning of "007 in New York" and how Bond deals with the chaos.
6. How does Fleming show his true feelings about New York throughout the story?
7. How does Bond compare New York to London and Paris as he ponders his day?
8. What kind of persona does Bond display? Use the Chief Range Officer's impression as an example.
9. How does Bond's description of the cello player foreshadow her involvement with his assignment?
10. How is "007 in New York" set up differently in its storytelling than the previous three stories in the novel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"007 in New York" is mainly to contrast Fleming's harsher words about New York in another article. Research New York as it is in the sixties and write about whether Fleming is valid in his opinion.
Essay Topic 2
The genre of James Bond books are espionage/spy thrillers that usually consists of suspense. Explain how Fleming creates suspense in each of his stories. Where is the climax in each story?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Miss Freudenstein and how she becomes a double agent. What is her role and why does she do it? What possible reasons does she go against her own mother's fight?
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