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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 color lights did the laboratory have?
2. What does Ruby believe her surname is?
3. What language does Bond speak to the guard in?
4. What does Bond pretend to be when he meets the fireman?
5. What city does Tracy leave for?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Bond hear during the night in Ruby's room?
2. What does Bond arrange at Zurich Airport in Chapter 19?
3. What does Bond say in his message to headquarters?
4. How does Bond kill his pursuers in Chapter 18?
5. Why does Bond refuse to identify Shaun Campbell?
6. Describe the second meeting between Bond and Blofeld.
7. How does Bond escape from the building?
8. Describe Bond's Christmas dinner with M.
9. Describe Bond's dream in Chapter 20.
10. What does Mr. Franklin suspect Blofeld's plan is?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Look at the structure of the novel.
1) How does Fleming use character and dialogue to drive the narrative?
2) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?
3) Aside from the main character examine the way Fleming uses the other characters in the story. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the novel's chronological setting.
1) What were the main concerns during the 1960s? How does Fleming express these concerns?
2) In what ways do you think the novel's meaning would change if it were set in today's society?
Essay Topic 3
Write a 500-word essay revolving around one of the following statements:
1) Fleming represents Bond as someone who has been conditioned by the British Secret Services and could have just as easily been a criminal.
2) Bond marries Tracy against his natural instincts and any revenge he may seek afterward he will do more out of duty than love.
3) The book's strong female characters show that woman's role in society was becoming increasingly prominent.
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