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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 is the last person, aside from Bond, to arrive at the conference room for Scaramanga's meeting?
2. As Bond allows himself to be distracted as he hunts for Scaramanga, how does Bond characterize Scaramanga in his imagination?
3. As Goodnight tells Bond the first congratulatory message from M, what word is Goodnight excited that M repeats in his message?
4. What time is the train supposed to depart with Scaramanga's guests on board?
5. As Bond snaps his mind back into focus while hunting for Scaramanga in the Morass, about how far from the bridge is Bond?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the first speaker, what was decided at the committee's meeting six months earlier?
2. What is the meeting taking place in Bond's hospital room for?
3. As the train hurtles forward towards the object blocking the tracks, what does Bond realize is the only thing that can stop the train in time?
4. According to Scaramanga, only one thing changes now that Scaramanga has heard what the other man at the morning meeting has to say. What is the one thing that changes?
5. When the stowaway shows himself on the train, what is the stowaway's plan for Bond?
6. How does the Resident Medical Officer characterize his patient in Number Twelve?
7. According to Scaramanga, why is having the ships anchored outside the U.S. harbors a risky business?
8. According to Scaramanga's reminder as the men begin to argue with each other, what was the first agreement the men made when the Co-operative was first formed?
9. Why is Bond slightly nervous just before the "official" meeting gets underway in his hospital room?
10. When Scaramanga begins his morning meeting, what is the first thing he learns from the other man at the meeting?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The book is entitled, "The Man with the Golden Gun". Why did the author choose this title? How does the title foreshadow the events that unfold in the story, the struggles of both the protagonist and the antagonist, and the determination of James Bond to end up on top?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses several different literary techniques as the story is told in regard to the story's flow. Describe the techniques of both flashbacks and foreshadowing. How are each of these techniques used in the story? Give specific examples of each technique. Why might the author have chosen to use both of these techniques in the story? Was the story enhanced by the use of these two techniques? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story, and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they impact the story's plot, as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what impact would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development, and the readers' involvement?
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