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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 items does Vega principally work on finishing at Stacks while the Wall is built?
2. By what name does the female warrior that gives Vega the spear address her as in VIGINTI TRES: “Who Must Survive”?
3. How old is Ted Racksport?
4. What is the name of the guard who stamps the employees’ hands when they enter Stacks?
5. Who makes the following statement to Vega at the boarding house: “That ugly, foul beast is nae comin’ in these proper digs.”?
Short Essay Questions
1. What key does Vega choose in VIGINTI UNUS: “Eon and the Hole”? What does Eon tell her about her journey?
2. What is the reward that Julius Domitar describes to his employees in NOVEM: “The Reward”?
3. What book does Vega discover hidden in Quentin Herms’s cottage in OCTO: “Inside a Book”? Where does she find it?
4. What suggestion does John Jane make regarding the Wall in QUATTUORDECIM: “A Night of Queries”?
5. What information does Thansius present at the special meeting in DUODECIM: “The Impossible Possibility”?
6. What conversation takes place between Vega and John in the beginning of SEDECIM: “The Taking of John”?
7. What occurrence does Vega Jane witness on the evening of her grandfather’s Event in VIGINTI DUO: “The Past Is Never Past”?
8. How is the setting of Stacks described in DUO: “Stacks”? What is Vega’s job there?
9. How and where does Vega first encounter Harry Two in SEPTENDECIM: “Harry Two”? Why does she give him this name?
10. How does Vega describe the progress and work on the Wall in SEPTENDECIM: “Harry Two”?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and discuss the character of Daniel Delphia (Delph) in the novel. How does Vega Jane know Delph? How old is Delph? What is notable about the way Delph speaks? How does Delph’s character evolve in the course of the story?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the character of Harry Two in the narrative. Where does Harry Two first appear to Vega? Why does he remind Vega of her dog Harry? What characteristics does Harry Two exhibit?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the differences and similarities between male and female expectations in the novel. Do you think that Wormwood exhibits gender equality? Why or why not?
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