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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. In Chapter Six, why doesn't Mitch think he can marry Anna, have children, and live a peaceful life?
2. What aspect of Mitch's career does Anna like least because it reminds her of her childhood worries about her father?
3. Who does Mark Ellis visit in Chapter One?
4. What does Anna like about shopping in Milan?
5. In Chapter Twelve, to whom does Ben Freidman decide to assign the task of killing Donatella Rahn?
Short Essay Questions
1. What problems does Senator Hank Clark's current marriage have, and how does Clark intend to resolve these problems?
2. Why does Mitch Rapp want to retire from the CIA?
3. What does Irene Kennedy's knowledge about the woman in the tape she plays for Mitch in Chapter Four indicate about her?
4. Why does Freidman select Marc Rosenthal to assassinate Donatella?
5. Why does Mark Ellis oppose Irene Kennedy becoming the new CIA director?
6. What does Hank Clark's hiring of Ben Freidman to murder the woman who killed Peter Cameron indicate about Clark's role in Cameron's death?
7. Why does Donatella feel she owes Ben Freidman her loyalty?
8. Describe the coded messages Mitch uses with Donatella in Chapter Twenty-One.
9. Why is it ironic that Donatella needs morphine after she is wounded by Rosenthal?
10. What does the way Donatella greets Mitch in Chapter Sixteen indicate about her feelings for Mitch?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
While Mitch Rapp is the clear protagonist of the novel, it could be argued that Hank Clark, Ben Freidman, and Saddam Hussein are all antagonists. Compare and contrast these villains. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
In Separation of Power, Anna is an NBC reporter, Senator Rubin goes on Meet the Press and the Today show, Irene Kennedy's appearance at the Senate Committee hearing is televised, and the President appears at a news conference. Discuss the influence of the media in this novel. What do you think the author is trying to say about the role of the media in American politics? Cite at least three examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the character of Ben Freidman, the head of Israel's Mossad, and the character of Irene Kennedy, the head of the CIA. Cite examples from the text to support your conclusions.
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