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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. To what conclusion does Dirk come in regards to Thor at the airport when he contemplates the gods roaming the earth?
2. How does the author characterize the Eighties?
3. What part of London does Dirk say has wet litter wildly flapping?
4. How did Thor take care of the fighter pilot's wife?
5. What does Dirk emphasize about his detective agency to the lawyer he hits with his car?
Short Essay Questions
1. What deliberate provocation does Thor precipitate toward Kate after his bath and how does Kate react?
2. How does Thor react when Kate questions him about the supernatural events surrounding him?
3. What does the Saint Pancras Station look like?
4. How does Kate withstand the flight with Thor's hammer?
5. Who is Stan Dubeck?
6. Why does Thor want Kate to see Asgard and how does Kate react?
7. How does Neil approach Kate about the vending machine?
8. How do Toe Rag and the green-eyed monster try to escape from Valhalla?
9. What does the author imply has happened to the Draycotts at the end of the book?
10. How does Kate know that Thor is the man she has been looking for from the airport?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the evolution of the role of the gods in the book. What has been their roles in the past? Why have their roles changed? How have their powers changed?
Essay Topic 2
Describe how the anthropomorphism of Guilt in the book. How is this brought to fruition at the end?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Valhalla. How do people get there? What is it used for? What does it look like? Explain how it compares with the modern world?
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