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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. How do the President's military advisers suggest increasing the odds of their plan for the Baghdad hospital actually working?
2. What is Yanta's relationship to Rosenthal?
3. Who does Mark Ellis visit in Chapter One?
4. Why does Donatella want to go to Mitch's hotel at the beginning of Chapter Twenty-One?
5. What is Jonathan Brown's position with the CIA?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter Seven, why does President Hayes instruct his advisers not to give Ben Freidman warm greetings?
2. What problems does Senator Hank Clark's current marriage have, and how does Clark intend to resolve these problems?
3. Describe the conspiracy in which Hank Clark wants Jonathan Brown to engage in Chapter Twelve.
4. What is Ben Freidman's history with Donatella Rahn?
5. What does the way Donatella greets Mitch in Chapter Sixteen indicate about her feelings for Mitch?
6. How does the fact that Saddam Hussein has hidden his nuclear weapons under a hospital complicate any mission to seize or destroy those weapons?
7. What precautions does Donatella take prior to entering her apartment in Chapter Twenty-Three?
8. What problem does Mitch's experience in Germany indicate that the CIA has?
9. How does Mitch manage to get away from Anna long enough to meet with Donatella?
10. Why does Mitch think the men who attack Donatella in her apartment are from Mossad?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Anna's relationship with Mitch. Does it change or grow during the course of the novel? How do their respective careers affect their relationship? Does Anna seem to understand what Mitch's career involves? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Separation of Power takes place in Washington, Milan, and the Middle East, and was published in 2001. Discuss how the geographical and chronological settings affect the story and how the characters and story might differ if Vince Flynn had set the novel in the present day instead. Would the threat of nuclear weapons in Iraq be considered as great now as they were when the novel was written? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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