1. How would you define the narrative style of The Death Cure? From what perspective is the story related?
The Death Cure is related in the third-person from an omniscient narrator who is not involved in the action of the story. It is related in past-tense.
2. Describe the character of Thomas in the novel. What is Thomas's history with WICKED?
Thomas is the protagonist of The Death Cure. He was taken by WICKED at a young age because he was immune to the Flare virus. His parents were killed by the virus.
3. What is WICKED? What does it stand for? What are the objectives of the organization?
WICKED stands for World in Catastrophe, Killzone Experiment Department. It was an organization formed by the surviving governments to conduct experiments and find a cure for the Flare virus.
4. Who is the main antagonist in The Death Cure? Why?
The main antagonist of the novel is Janson, or "The Rat Man." He is a scientist for WICKED and he pursues Thomas as the "Final Candidate" for finding the cure to the Flare virus.
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