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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 is Sophie's dream?
2. About what does Nicholas wonder?
3. What does the Sorceress hope to do in this situation with Nicholas?
4. Who is Odin, Hel and Black Hawk's common enemy?
5. What does Abraham say about Scathach's sister?
Short Essay Questions
1. What instructions does Tsagaglalal give Sophie concerning magic?
2. Who watches Aten talk with Death and what do the watchers plan?
3. Where do Black Hawk, Mars, Odin and Hel go and what is their plan?
4. Where are the former prisoners in Chapter 49 and what is Prometheus doing?
5. What is the effect of everyone reading their tablets and what does Tsagaglalal tell them about the fall of Danu Talis?
6. What happens when Prometheus and Niten come into the room where Perenelle is reviving Nicholas?
7. What does Virginia Dare tell Josh the purpose of the monsters is?
8. Where does Sophie go to think and who is waiting for her?
9. Why is Mars Ultor worn out and who does he encounter?
10. What does Sohpie learn when she reads her tablet from Abraham?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
The Warlock is one book in a series of novels involving Nicholas and the twins. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer.
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