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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 does Scathach recognize as belonging to the Anpu?
2. For what does Perenelle need Sophie and Tsagaglalal?
3. Who is experiencing the change along with Aten?
4. What does Josh use to save them?
5. Who is the narrator in the Prologue?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sophie at first believe when she wakes in her aunt's house and what does she do when she realizes otherwise?
2. Describe the conversation that takes place among Machiavelli, Billy the Kid and Nereus.
3. Who is the author of the Prologue and what does she say about Nicholas Flamel?
4. What happens to two teenaged hoods who approach a seemingly harmless drunk?
5. Where is Promotheseus driving a Jeep and why is he weak?
6. Where is Niten taking Sophie and what does he tell her?
7. What is Marethyu showing Scathach and the others and why are they confused?
8. Who do Dee and Dare notice following and what happens to make Dee change his plans?
9. What does Perenelle try to do as they are riding in the Jeep and what does she know about her and husband?
10. What happens to the police officers outside a building which Dee and Virginia approach and how do Dee, Dare and Josh feel about it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. Who is/are the protagonists of the story and why?
2. Who is/are the antagonists of the story and why?
3. Which 3 secondary characters have the greatest impact on the plot?
4. Are any of the characters dispensable and which ones? Why or why not?
5. Do you think this is a character-driven plot or an action-driven plot? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Nicholas Flamel is in some ways a larger-than-life hero. Despite incredible odds, he usually comes out on top, in this book and in the others in the series. Discuss the following:
1. Does having a larger-than-life hero make that person less of a hero? In other words, which is more admirable--a hero who ultimately always "lands on his feet," or one who strives against impossible odds and doesn't succeed?
2. Does a character have to be successful in order to be a hero? Explain your answer.
3. Choose one other character besides Rand who you might call a hero/heroine and explain why you choose that person.
4. Does every work of fiction have to have a hero? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book. Discuss the following:
1. Fully explain why you think The Warlock is titled as such. Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why or why not? Can you think of a better title? Why would you choose it?
2. How important is a title in influencing you to consider reading a book? Explain your answer.
3. Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Explain your answer.
4. Have you ever read a book that when you finished, you do not understand the relevance of the title? Does it discourage you from "trusting" that particular author again?
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