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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. When Mitch walks into their room with the wounded Donatella in his arms, what does Anna initially think is wrong with Donatella?
2. With whom does Mitch walk out onto the dance floor at the end of the novel?
3. When Ben Freidman checks Donatella's Milan flat in Chapter Thirty-Six, what does he discover?
4. Why isn't Hank Clark as shocked as he pretends to be by the news that Irene Kennedy has been running illegal operations in the Middle East?
5. What happens when an Iraqi Colonel at the Al Hussein Hospital in Baghdad realizes Mitch is not Uday Hussein?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Irene Kennedy advise President Hayes that they deal with the scandal Rudin unleashes?
2. What plan does Ben Freidman devise for dealing with Donatella in case she tells anyone about him?
3. Why does Mitch bring Dr. Park Chow Lee back from Baghdad with the Delta Force team?
4. How does Irene Kennedy handle herself at the confirmation hearing after Rudin's accusations on Meet the Press?
5. Why does Albert Rudin blame Hank Clark for his public disgrace and his legal troubles after his appearance on Meet the Press?
6. Describe Jonathan Brown's meeting with Steveken in Chapter Thirty-Two.
7. In Chapter Twenty-Nine, why does Irene Kennedy assign Navy SEALS rather than CIA agents to guard Donatella in America?
8. Who does Mitch plan to disguise himself as for the mission to Baghdad and how will his disguise assist the mission?
9. What reasons does Anna give herself for breaking up with Mitch in Chapter Twenty-Seven?
10. What examples of Uday Hussein's cruelty does Mitch relate to the other members of his Delta Force team en route to their Baghdad destination?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Some aspects of Separation of Power seem well-researched, realistic and believable while other aspects of the story seem implausible. Discuss this fact and cite at least three examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of double-crossing and sabotage in Separation of Power. Which characters engage in double-crossing and sabotage? What do you think the author is trying to say through his portrayal of this theme in the novel? 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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