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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 metal are the keys made of that Eon gives to Vega?
2. Who tries to bargain with Morrigone for higher wages for his work filling morta orders?
3. What is the title of the book that Vega Jane finds hidden in Quentin Herms’s home?
4. How old is Delph at the beginning of the novel?
5. Morrigone tells Vega and John that her grandfather was on the Council with whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who speaks to Vega Jane on the battlefield in VIGINTI TRES: “Who Must Survive”? What is given to Vega?
2. What information does Thansius ask Vega for in his carriage in QUATTUOR: “Thansius”?
3. Why does Vega return to Stacks after work in VIGINTI UNUS: “Eon and the Hole”? What does Vega see in the pit there?
4. What does Vega discover about the magical powers of Destin in UNDECIM: “The Chain of Destin”? Where does Vega go with Quentin’s book?
5. Where does Vega Jane go on the morning that opens Chapter SEX: “The Delphias”?
6. How is the chain called “Destin” introduced in UNDECIM: “The Chain of Destin”?
7. What is the first setting that Vega finds herself in after passing through the gate in VIGINTI DUO: “The Past Is Never Past”?
8. What information does Thansius present at the special meeting in DUODECIM: “The Impossible Possibility”?
9. How is the setting of Stacks described in DUO: “Stacks”? What is Vega’s job there?
10. What conversation does Vega Jane overhear while hiding in Quentin’s cottage in NOVEM: “The Reward”?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and analyze the character of Vega Jane as the protagonist of The Finisher. How old is Vega Jane? How long have Vega Jane’s parents been kept at The Care? What ailment do they suffer from? What is Vega’s relationship like with John?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the character of Morrigone in the novel. What does Morrigone look like? What apparel does she wear? What are Morrigone’s objectives in the story? What actions does she take to achieve these objectives?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of friendship in The Finisher. How is this theme illustrated through the characters of Vega and Delph? What other examples reflect the theme of friendship in the narrative? How does Harry Two reflect the theme?
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