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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. Who is Morris Panov?
2. In Chapter 2, what does Havilland reveal to McAllister about Sheng Chou Yang?
3. Who is Catherine Staples?
4. Who is Raymond Havilland?
5. While in the foothills near Gongbei, what is the signal that indicates the conference is on?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the setting and mood of Chapter 1.
2. Why is it important for Webb to contact the conspirators rather than the other way around?
3. At the beginning of Chapter 16, why does Webb now disagree with his wife, believing that he is indeed a killer?
4. Describe the Frenchman's affiliation with the impostor Bourne.
5. By chapter 12, what events from previous chapters suggest that Marie is a strong and resourceful character?
6. How does Webb use his skills to "arrange" a meeting with the impostor Bourne?
7. What is the significance of the meeting between Webb, all the men, and Marie at the opening of Chapter 33?
8. Why is the oath of silence is so important to Ambassador Havilland?
9. What does Panov discover when he calls the State Department after first learning about Marie's disappearance from David Webb?
10. What do Webb's actions in Wu Song's warehouse tell the reader?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Marie is a strong character throughout most of the novel. How does the author depict her as strong and influential, while at the same time describing her with traditional feminine characteristics? How would you label Marie?
Essay Topic 2
Imagery and writing style play a big role in writing suspense novels. Describe examples of imagery you found to be most effective and impressive, and discuss their significance to the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Character analysis is critical to literary analysis. Conduct a thorough character analysis of the protagonist, David Webb.
Part 1) Describe Webb's physical, emotional, and intellectual traits.
Part 2) How do Webb's traits affect reader interest in the novel?
Part 3) If you could change one character trait about David Webb, what would it be, and why? How would this change affect the outcome of the novel?
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