The Warlock Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Michael Scott (Irish author)
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Sorceress hope to do in this situation with Nicholas?

2. What does Tsagaglalal say creates magic?

3. What does Sophie know about Josh?

4. What does Nereus ask?

5. What is Abraham like in Chapter 54?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss one of the following:

1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in The Warlock.

2. Trace and analyze one major theme of The Warlock. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?

3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of The Warlock. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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