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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 the man in ragged clothes get to St. Anne's?
2. According to Merlin, if Jane had had a child, what would that child have done?
3. Whose protection is Jane putting herself under as they search for Merlin?
4. According to Ransom, why has God chosen to use Merlin in this fight?
5. What is Jane's opinion of Mr. Ransom after hearing Mr. Macphee's emotionless version of Mr. Ransom's history?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Ransom say that God chose to use Merlin to help them at this time?
2. What is so frustrating to Mark when he gets to his apartment after leaving Belbury?
3. Why is Jane prohibited from being part of the important meeting at St. Anne's?
4. What kind of tests does Merlin give to Mr. Ransom to make sure he is the real leader at St. Anne's?
5. What does the 'Curse of Babel' do to the people at the banquet table?
6. How is the Head able to speak?
7. Why does Mr. Wither always seem so distracted?
8. What does Mr. Frost receive that causes him to leave Mark in the holding room with no warning?
9. What happens to Mark when he sees the remains of the prisoner Alcasar?
10. How did Jane unknowingly stop Mr. Frost from being able to telepathically see her dreams?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does Jane do to make Merlin so upset? How is she changed after she does this? Is there a way for Jane to make things right? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the ending of this book. Does it feel complete to you? Why or why not? What could be added? What could be left out? What do you think is the main 'moral' of the book? Why?
Essay Topic 3
There are some very symbolic meanings in the names chosen for the characters in this book. Choose 5 of these symbolic names, and describe what deeper meaning they bring to the character and the story line.
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