Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz 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?
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Warlock based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if The Warlock is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider Warlock a successful novel? What about young teens?
Discuss one of the following:
1. Trace and analyze the theme of growth in The Warlock. Consider the following questions as you write: What characters are most concerned with growth? Why? What are some symbols of growth? Symbols of rigidity? What characters seem rigid?
2. Trace and analyze the theme of courage in The Warlock. Which characters struggle with this issue? Why? Which characters seem to possess courage? Why?
3. Trace and analyze the theme of death in The Warlock. Consider the death of Mike as an random act of nature and the death of Luis as the result of conscious violence. Consider also in your answer the death of innocence in Rick from the beginning of the book to the end.
There are a number of interesting questions raised by The Warlock. Questions that Scott 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 Scott' agenda. Analyze that idea throughout the book and discuss Scott' 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 Scott and see if/where his life may have influenced his writing.
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