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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. Where does Ella lead Marina?
2. What vision does John have in the interrogation room?
3. What does Ella climb?
4. What happens as Marina is concentrating with the branch?
5. What happens as John is about to kiss Six?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Adelina die?
2. What does Marina do to the tea she prepares for the sisters?
3. What does Sam realize about the transmission given to his father by the Loriens?
4. What does Henri's letter say and how does Sam react to its contents?
5. Where do Sam and John find two chests and what is guarding it?
6. What is Adelina's response when she learns that Marina has found Marina's chest?
7. What happens when John and Sam leave the house?
8. What do Sam and John discuss concerning the Mogs and the U.S.A's government?
9. What happens to Olivia?
10. What happens as John is about to kiss Marina?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"The Power of Six" is one book in a series of novels involving John Smith and many of the other characters.
1. What are two advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are two disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
There are a number of interesting questions raised by "The Power of Six". Questions that Lore most likely want readers to consider and think through carefully. Discuss the following:
1. What does the term "author agenda" mean?
2. Name one idea/concept you think may have been a part of the Lore's agenda. Analyze that idea throughout the book and discuss Lore's probable agenda concerning that idea.
2. Do you think writers who have an agenda for writing should point it out in a preface?
3. How often do you think fiction is written with a clear agenda in mind by the author?
4. Research the life of Lore and see if/where his life may have influenced his writing.
Essay Topic 3
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as "The Power of Six" help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading "The Power of Six"? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in "The Power of Six" to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
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