The Warlock Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Michael Scott (Irish author)
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Into what had Dee changed Josh?

2. Why does Perenelle ask to be alone with Nicholas along with Sophie and Tsagaglalal?

3. Where does the couple appear?

4. What does the time where Scathach, Joan of Arc, Saint-Germain, Palamedes, and William Shakespeare now are precede?

5. What do the teens plan to do?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Perenelle try to do as they are riding in the Jeep and what does she know about her and husband?

2. How does Sophie feel about Perenelle using Sophie's aura, and what does Sophie decide?

3. What happens to Coatlicue just after John Dee brings her into the world?

4. Describe the conversation that takes place among Machiavelli, Billy the Kid and Nereus.

5. Where is Niten taking Sophie and what does he tell her?

6. What does Abraham give Scathach?

7. What happens to the group on Danu Talis?

8. What does Virginia Dare tell Josh the purpose of the monsters is?

9. How does Sophie feel about Perenelle and what does Perenelle tell Sophie?

10. Where does Sophie go to think and who is waiting for her?

Essay Topics

Characters are an integral and important part of almost all novels. Discuss the following:

1. Compare/contrast the characters of Rick and Lon. How are they similar? How are they different? Is there a flaw in each of their personalities? Be specific and give examples.

2. Compare/contrast the characters of Lon and Nuke. How do they seem different? Which do you like more? Why? Which one seems more of a well-rounded character?

3. Thoroughly analyze how three of the secondary characters in Warlock help drive the plot and what their contribution is to the storyline. Are any of the secondary characters unnecessary? Indispensable? Which of the secondary characters are likable? Which are either unlikable or even despicable? Be specific and give examples.

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?

Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:

1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?

2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?

3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?

4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.

5. What type of plot do you think The Warlock is? Explain your response.

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