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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Bond makes his escape from Scaramanga's dinner party, whose eyes are on Bond as Bond leaves the room?
2. What was the name of the British agent that Scaramanga killed a few days earlier?
3. Aboard the train, who sits in the first seat behind the coal tender?
4. According to what Bond's visitor tells him, where does HQ think Bond is?
5. How does M sign his communications?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characteristics, roles, loyalties, and agendas of the following people in the story: James Bond, Felix Leiter, Scaramanga, Hendriks, and M.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast James Bond and Felix Leiter.
a. How are the two characters similar in terms of their professional lives? How are they different?
b. How are the two characters similar in their personality characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses? How are they different?
c. Looking forward, how might surviving the train ride impact each of these men as they move forward with their lives? Will they be similarly affected or not? Explain your answers and your reasoning.
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