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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 Dee do to Billy the Kid?
2. What does Sophie do with the emerald tablet?
3. Who remains in the cave mouth to watch the crash?
4. What does Sophie wonder about Aunt Agnes?
5. What does Sophie know about Josh?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Perenelle give Nicholas and what does she say as to why she revived Nicholas?
2. Where does the Lotan come from and what does Dee do with it?
3. What does Tsagaglalal tell Sophie about Josh and Sophie?
4. Who watches Aten talk with Death and what do the watchers plan?
5. What do Machiavelli and Billy the Kid discuss about Virginia Dare?
6. What instructions does Tsagaglalal give Sophie concerning magic?
7. What does Abraham give Scathach?
8. What does Aten choose to do despite the consequences?
9. What does Scathach watch from the mouth of the cave?
10. How does Tsagaglalal feel about immortality and why is she and Gilgamesh immortal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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 Warlock help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading The Warlock? Why or why not?
3. Choose one specific incident in The Warlock to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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