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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 is Pachita's home described by Johanna?
2. What does the author believe she has found after so many years of darkness?
3. Who are Johanna and Tom confronted by as they pull up to the house they are to visit?
4. What does the author believe her parents are responsible for?
5. What does the first three quarters of the book concern itself with?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to be the real truth concerning Pachita's work?
2. What is the double meaning for the words "Mind Control."
3. As a part of the program, practitioners are given two mentors. Who are Johanna's mentors?
4. As a young student, Johanna tampers with a Ouija Board. What does she believe about the board?
5. Who else does Johanna meet and become fast friends with?
6. What is situated on Pachita's alter?
7. Who discovers the Mind Control program and what is it?
8. At the beginning of Chapter 1, why is Dr. Carlos angry with Tom?
9. Why does the author's relationship with Beck suddenly come to an end?
10. How does mind control help humanity?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author works relentlessly to establish a theme of darkness throughout the novel.
1. Discuss three occasions where the theme is most intensely carried on the plot and descriptions of events.
2. How does a theme of darkness and deception help the author prove her stance on occult-like practices?
Essay Topic 2
1. Compare North Carolina Chapel Hill to Wesleyan College.
2. Why does Johanna choose to switch universities?
3. Does changing schools improve Johanna's life? How does the torture of Johanna continue on throughout her time at both universities?
Essay Topic 3
It seems as though it is very difficult for Johanna to become close to men. Finally, after meeting her husband, she finds peace in a relationship. Describe her relationships with the following men below:
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