Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What shocks Chee near the museum entrance?
2. Who comes and talks to Leaphorn at his hotel room?
3. Who does Leaphorn want to question?
4. What does Fleck do after seeing the article about Elogio Santillanes y Jimenez?
5. Why does Leaphorn miss Emma particularly at this moment?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Talking God.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Talking God. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Talking God. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 2
Oftentimes, a book is 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 a plot differs if it 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. What type of plot do you think Talking God is? Explain your response.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Talking God based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if Talking God is a successful novel. Explain your rationale with specific examples.
3. Do you think the fact that Talking God is primarily for entertainment changes the criteria upon which its success should be judged? Explain.
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