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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 Tsagaglalal say she created?
2. Where are Odin, Hel and Black Hawk headed after picking up their passenger?
3. Who steps in to stop Mars?
4. What does Tsagaglalal say about when Sophie and Josh meet?
5. What does Virginia tell Dee?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Tsagaglalal feel about immortality and why is she and Gilgamesh immortal?
2. Where do Black Hawk, Mars, Odin and Hel go and what is their plan?
3. What does Aten choose to do despite the consequences?
4. What instructions does Tsagaglalal give Sophie concerning magic?
5. What does Sohpie learn when she reads her tablet from Abraham?
6. What does Scathach watch from the mouth of the cave?
7. Where does the Lotan come from and what does Dee do with it?
8. Where is Marethyu taken and what happens while he is there?
9. How do Sophie and Josh end up together and who do they meet?
10. What happens to Niccolo and Billy the Kid when they protest the release of the monsters?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many novels, and perhaps a majority, of novels ends on a happy note. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think many (most?) people want what they perceive as a happy or good ending to a novel? Explain your opinion. Do you? Why or why not?
2. What are three reasons to read fiction? Discuss each one in light of The Warlock and whether or not it fulfills all three, two or one of the reasons you mention. Give examples as to why Warlock is or is not successful in fulfilling the reasons you discuss.
3. Do you think reading solely for entertainment is as good a reason to read as any other? Why or why not? Can any work of fiction or non-fiction, no matter how poorly written, enlighten, teach, stimulate thought? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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