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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did the evil spirit get into the bodies of the King and Queen?
2. In the dream, which brother celebrates Lestat?
3. Why is Lestat feeling strong after being pulled from the earth?
4. What is the problem with Enkil?
5. What is happening in Paris while Lestat and Gabrielle are traveling?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on The Obsession of Man with Immortality. The essay should focus on the search for the Fountain of Youth that has evolved into cosmetic surgery in the ages-old attempt to live forever. Use examples from The Vampire Lestat to show that immortality is not the happy condition humans imagine it to be.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on Good Use of Flashbacks in Literature. Your essay should describe the flashbacks that tell the stories of Armand, Marius, and Lestat. Discuss how Rice uses this method to explain the histories of the various characters and their contribution to the continuity of the story.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on The Treasures of Marius. In your essay list the main rooms of Marius' mountainside palace and discuss the aesthetic quality of the art, music, plants, and animals. Identify the things you like best and give your reasons for those preferences.
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