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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 does Sarah think she has to do?
2. What happens when Sarah moves so that Christine can see Sarah's arm?
3. Who arrives at Christine's house?
4. What was Nikolas in jail for when he was still human?
5. What does Sarah think she can find?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Sarah put down all her weapons?
2. What does Christine say about her arrival at Nikolas's house?
3. What does Adianna realize when she sees Sarah at Nikolas's house?
4. What does Adianna say when Sarah arrives home?
5. What do Christopher and Nikolas discuss after Nikolas brushes his fangs across Sarah's throat?
6. How does Sarah get Nikolas to allow her to leave?
7. What happens when Sarah arrives at the address printed on the card?
8. How does Christine act towards Sarah initially and what makes Christine change?
9. What does Robert think will happen when they go see Christine?
10. What does Nikolas learn when he questions Christine and what does he offer to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Shattered Mirror, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in Shattered Mirror. (The subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Shattered Mirror belongs to the fantasy genre. Discuss the following:
1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to the fantasy genre.
2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre and two reasons it might be disadvantageous to label a text by genre.
3. What do you think is the difference between a fantasy and a historical novel or mystery?
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