The Fencing Master Test | Final Test - Hard

Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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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 does the file mostly consist of?

2. How does the second man try to capture Don Jaime?

3. What is the name of the Chief of Police?

4. What did Dona Adela say she did after killing Don Luis?

5. What was the stab made by?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Dona Adela kill Don Luis?

2. What does Don Jaime see at the morgue?

3. What does Dona Adela tell Don Jaime about her ex-lover?

4. What dangers does Don Jaime find in Carceles' residence?

5. How does Carceles react to reading the file?

6. Why id Don Jaime so horrified about what has happened to Don Luis?

7. Why does Don Jaime to ask Carceles to read the file?

8. How does Don Jaime prepare for the arrival of his attackers?

9. Why does Don Jaime decide to use a pistol in this section?

10. What decision does Don Jaime make when he finds Carceles gone?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss elements of the narrative structure; exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's themes?

Essay Topic 2

What are Don Jaime's views on one of the following subjects.

1. Religion.

2. Politics.

3. Feminism.

How has fencing shaped his views on that subject?

Essay Topic 3

Examine the book's chronological setting.

1. What were the main concerns during the 1860s? How does the author express these concerns?

2. How would the author change the book if it was set in today's society?

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