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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 Adianna see when she arrives at Nickolas's house?
2. Who disappears?
3. Where does Sarah go when it is almost midnight?
4. For what does Nissa feel guilty?
5. Robert objects to Nikolas _____________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Robert think will happen when they go see Christine?
2. What does Adianna realize when she sees Sarah at Nikolas's house?
3. What do Sarah and Nissa discuss when Sarah goes to talk to Nissa about the rose and card?
4. What does Christine say about her time with Nikolas?
5. What does Adianna say when Sarah arrives home?
6. What does Adianna think she can do to save Sarah? What is the cost of that action?
7. What happens when Dominique awakens Sarah?
8. What does Sarah ask Nikolas and what does Christopher realize?
9. What happens after Christopher grabs Sarah's wrist?
10. Who is with Nikolas when Sarah arrives and what does she notice about the person?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Shattered Mirror.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Shattered Mirror. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Shattered Mirror. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Shattered Mirror based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1. Assess if Shattered Mirror is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider Shattered Mirror a successful novel? What about young teens?
Essay Topic 3
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not? Would you consider the ending of Shattered Mirror a happy ending? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of Shattered Mirror and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why Shattered Mirror is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
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