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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 does Sarah Vida know Nikolas?
2. How do Dominique and Sarah feel about SingleEarth?
3. In what State of the United States does Sarah live?
4. Why does Christopher say Sarah should be expected to rebel against her family?
5. What person is Nissa sculpting?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Sarah expelled from her last school?
2. Why do Christopher and Nissa go to school?
3. Why does Christopher arrive at SingleEarth?
4. What does Christopher ask Sarah to do on Saturday and what does Sarah reply?
5. According to Nissa, where is Christopher?
6. What does Kaleo say to Sarah when she becomes aware of his presence in the room?
7. Why does Sarah want to stay at SingleEarth and what is the condition under which she may do so?
8. What happens to Sarah as a result of fighting Kaleo and how does she escape the house?
9. Who is Sarah Vida and what is she doing at the opening of the novel?
10. What concerns Sarah about Robert?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. Who is/are the protagonists of the story and why?
2. Who is/are the antagonists of the story and why?
3. Which 3 secondary characters have the greatest impact on the plot?
4. Are any of the characters dispensable and which ones? Why or why not?
5. Do you think this is a character-driven plot or an action-driven plot? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think the characters differ if a book is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. Explain the plot in Shattered Mirror. What type of plot is it?
Essay Topic 3
Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of Sarah and Adianna. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of Christopher and Nikolas. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?
3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in Shattered Mirror help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.
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