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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 does Robespierre say that Rousseau learned about the service from?
2. Where did the Abbess keep the cloth from the service?
3. Who does Marat tell Mireille is the white queen?
4. Which of the following characters accompanies Mireille across Algeria?
5. How long does it take the characters to travel to America once they actually start?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information related to the Montglane service does Mireille learn when she confronts Philidor, Blake and Wordsworth?
2. What does Minnie tell Catherine that she was chosen to be and what realization about herself does Catherine come to?
3. What does Minnie reveal to Catherine and Lily about where the service is hidden and what does she provide them to help them collect them?
4. What does Catherine recall about the time when the lunar and solar calendars cycle back to return to their starting points?
5. What events happen with the Bishop in London and what does she bring him?
6. Where is Lily and how do Catherine and Kamel save her?
7. What prophecy does Charlot offer to Napoleon?
8. Why was the Bishop reduced to selling land to French immigrants for the four years that he has been living in America?
9. What was the formula in the service for and what does it allow to happen according to Newton?
10. Describe in detail how Catherine, Lily and Carioca make it out of the restaurant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Which events in the novel are most effective at being descriptive rather than puzzle making? Why do you believe these events were included? Do you believe there was enough description in this novel? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Why do you believe Mordecai and Lily concealed their real relationship? What was their real relationship? Why would the author choose this path? Support your rationale with evidence.
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the novel, the the author incorporates real-life historical figures into the novel's fictionalized plot. Describe why the author might have chosen this technique. Do you believe it is effective? Why or why not?
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