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The Queen of the Damned Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What argument is made regarding mortals in hopes of stalling Akasha's plan?



2. Gabrielle wants to destroy Akasha for taking her son, Lestat. What does she ask Maharet about that plan?



3. What does Marius notices that every surviving vampire has in common?



4. What is Akasha's response when Lestat demands they go to his friends?



5. What does Lestat do at Akasha's command and under the influence of her blood?



Essay Topics

There are many allusions to Christian rituals, beliefs, and themes throughout The Queen of the Damned but they are particularly prominent in the chapter describing events at the concert. Why does the author use those images and references? Support your theory with examples. Did she use them effectively? Would the meaning of the book be markedly different without them?

Both Pandora and Khayman are portrayed as longing to be human, and Khayman is described as almost unbearably lonely during the concert events. Analyze their characters, the relationship between the two (if any), and the reasons why the author put these two characters together.

From the start, various characters in The Queen of the Damned express the desire to be--or at least, to feel--human. Lestat, Armand and Pandora all have different strategies for recalling the sensations of being alive and human. What is it that the vampires miss about being human? What are the sensations they miss, how do they attempt to relive them, and are they successful in their efforts? Give examples and evidence from the text.

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