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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 secret did Daniel keep for James?
2. Why does Rossignol think Eliza spent time in a convent?
3. Who suggests that Daniel should move to America?
4. Whom does Jack find in the woods?
5. What does d'Arcachon leave Eliza when he departs?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jack go to Paris?
2. Why doesn't Arlanc want to be rescued?
3. How has Eliza been sending messages without being discovered?
4. Where is Daniel held prisoner, and why is this ironic to him?
5. Why does Daniel get a new guard while in prison?
6. What is Kuxen?
7. Why has Bob come to ask Eliza for help?
8. What does Eliza send reports to William about?
9. How does Rossingol discover Eliza is corresponding with members of the Royal Society?
10. What happens to Jack off the coast of Africa?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many characters in this book are forced to sacrifice much in order to obtain their goals. Who are some of these characters, and how did their sacrifices affect the other characters around them? Were these sacrifices worth the reward? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
There are a number of different settings in this book. Describe some of these settings. Why might Stephenson have chosen these settings for this plot to take place?
Essay Topic 3
Obsession is a theme present in a number of places in the plot. What are some of the best examples of this theme, and how did the presence of this theme affect the outcome of this book?
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