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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 is happening to Aten's body?
2. Whose head is becoming a jackal?
3. Where do Isis and Osiris walk and talk?
4. What does the time where Scathach, Joan of Arc, Saint-Germain, Palamedes, and William Shakespeare now are precede?
5. Who is the narrator in the Prologue?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Sophie feel about Perenelle and what does Perenelle tell Sophie?
2. Who goes into Xibalba and what do they do?
3. What does Perenelle try to do as they are riding in the Jeep and what does she know about her and husband?
4. Where are Sophie and Niten escaping from and why is Sophie upset?
5. Where are Dee, Dare and Josh headed and how does Dare handle their pursuers?
6. Who is the author of the Prologue and what does she say about Nicholas Flamel?
7. What happens to the group on Danu Talis?
8. Where are Machiavelli and Billy the Kid and about what are they talking?
9. What does Billy the Kid ask Josh and how does he come to think he may have an answer to the question?
10. What does Sophie at first believe when she wakes in her aunt's house and what does she do when she realizes otherwise?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of The Warlock, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in The Warlock. (The subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The Warlock is one book in a series of novels involving Nicholas and the twins. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple 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 3
Whenever reading a science fiction or fantasy novel, one must become familiar with new terminology that explains concepts or ideas that are not a part of the "real" world. In the case of The Warlock, much of the setting may seem familiar to the reader (i.e. there are woods, mountains, rivers, oceans, etc), though there are new ideas and terms to learn. Discuss the following:
1. Find five terms that are a part of the world of The Warlock that occur in the "real" world but are used differently in The Warlock.
2. Define the words as used in in The Warlock world and compare those five words as to how they are currently used in the American English language.
3. There are ways of learning about a new world or time when reading a science fiction or fantasy novel. Discuss the ways you were able to understand the world of The Warlock. Did you have to look up any words? What does it mean to learn a word through its context? Do you have to do that in The Warlock? What word(s)?
4. Were there any words you never really understood from The Warlock? Which ones?
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