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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 the name of the wizard who follows Linda to the ruins?
2. In Chapter 10, what does Jack say he would like to be when he grows up?
3. What does Jack realize is fairly routine for his aunt in Chapter 5?
4. What truth does Jack learn about many of his neighbors that surprises him?
5. Where was Carrie hiding when Lee found her?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 3, whose grave is Linda attempting to find? How old was this person when she died?
2. With whom does Jack get into a confrontation with during soccer tryouts? Why?
3. What habit have Hastings and Becka gotten into since Jack's recovery? How does Jack feel about Becka's continuing presence?
4. Who objects to Jack's participation in the Games? For what reason?
5. In Chapter 8, what does Nick begin to teach Jack? What does Nick give to Jack?
6. In Chapter 6, what immediate impact does Jack feel from his new medication?
7. What reason does the leader of the Red Roses give for the murder of Lee's father?
8. Who is the first to put forth a warrior in the ceremony to register the warriors? Who does not have a warrior? Why not?
9. What happens the first time Hastings sends Jack an opponent in his special arena?
10. What happens to Jack as he and Linda attempt to find sanctuary in a small church near Westminster Abbey? Who does Linda say Jack needs to heal him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the structure of the novel. How is the novel structured? How many narrators are there? Why does the author begin with Lee's story? What is the impact of Lee's story on the reader as the reader learns more and more about the characters in the novel? How does the author build tension in the novel? What is the purpose of the tension in this novel? How does the author use language in this novel? Is the language appropriate to the characters and the plot? How does the author use metaphor and other language devices to tell her story? Does the author develop her themes well? Can you identify some of the themes in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Jack's opponent in the Games? How does Jack feel when he learns about the identity of this opponent? What does this person tell Jack was her role in Trinity when Jack thought she was just another student at Trinity High School? Why does Jack go to see this opponent the night before the Games? How? Does this meeting serve to help or make matters worse for Jack? What does Jack say to this opponent that makes the reader fear Jack will lose the Games due to his own inability to kill his opponent?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Jack visit with Dr. Longbranch when he first arrives in England? What spell does Dr. Longbranch attempt to cast over Jack? How does this spell fail? What does Dr. Longbranch say she wants Jack to do in the Games? What does Dr. Longbranch suggest they might do with Jack if he survives the Games? How does Jack and Linda escape from Dr. Longbranch? Who tries to kill Linda on the streets? Where do Jack and Linda go for refuge? Who finally comes and rescues Jack? Why does Linda agree to tell everyone Jack is dead?
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