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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. Who does Baxter want to run the operation?
2. Who does the CIA fear is funding Hamas?
3. What does Mitch Rapp disguise himself as?
4. What connects the treasury to the White House?
5. What does Aziz select Anna for?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the CIA react when they hear Hammas will attack the Whitehouse later that day?
2. What does the success of the CIA's operation depend upon?
3. What does Secret Service Director Tracy say in the debriefing?
4. Describe the character of Thomas Stansfield.
5. Why does Mitch invite Milt Adams on the mission?
6. What new information has Dr. Hornig learned from Fara Harut?
7. How does the truck get past the guards in this section?
8. How does the author increase the narrative pace in this section.
9. Why does President Hayes authorize the kidnapping of Fara Harut at the beginning of this chapter?
10. How does Mitch react when he sees Hasan trying to rape Anna?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Look at the structure of the novel.
1) How does Flynn use character and dialogue to drive the narrative?
2) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?
3) Aside from the main character, examine the way Flynn uses the other characters in the story. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have?
Essay Topic 2
What role do you think the media plays in the political game? How can the media help in the situation portrayed in the book? What problems can they cause?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Flynn use character and setting to express these themes?
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