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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 is the first time-specific thing Doyle sees after the time jump?
2. What disguise does Jacky use to escape the Rat Castle?
3. Where does Doyle meet Copenhagen Jack?
4. What is Benner's relationship to Doyle?
5. Who captured Doyle at the inn, shortly to let him go?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is curious about the bullet shot at Doyle?
2. Doyle knows that other twentieth century men are after him. What he doesn't know at first, is why. Why are other men from Doyle's time trying to kill him?
3. Describe Horrabin.
4. Dumb Tom is successfully begging outside a theater. What interrupts him?
5. Describe Jacky.
6. Describe the place where Horrabin and his beggars hold parliament.
7. What is unique about Romany?
8. What happens after Doyle pays a beggar to take him to Horrabin?
9. Describe Dumb Tom.
10. What happens when the time tourists arrive at the lecture?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Doyle is a widower. Do you think he is more or less likely to believe in time travel because of his tragedy? Cite examples of how his tragedy affects his journey in time. Is he less likely to accept Darrow's job offer if his wife is living? How does the information about his past affect your view of his character in the beginning of the book? Is Doyle always defined by his past? Do the events in the book serve to redefine his character? Explain how the examples support your position.
Essay Topic 2
Compare Horrabin's and Copenhagen Jack's leadership skills. Which beggar king is a more effective leader? Who is more respected? Who is more obeyed? Cite your examples.
Essay Topic 3
Would a character from The Anubis Gate other than Doyle have made a better protagonist? Explain how your choice of character would have handled key scenes differently. What makes your choice of character better?
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