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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 interviews Adrian Veidt?
2. What does Laurie find interesting at Dan's home?
3. What is the password for Veidt's computer system?
4. Who organized and paid for the attack on Adrian Veidt?
5. What important decision does Dan make?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Dan Dreiberg, what do scientists lack?
2. Comment on the discontinuing of Nostalgia and its replacement with Millennium perfume.
3. How is the importance for Dan of his past costumed hero days conveyed to the reader/responder?
4. Would you agree that the new world order would be a more truthful one?
5. Explain the inclusion of extracts from Sally Jupiter's scrapbook at this point in the novel.
6. What is the political stance of the New Frontiersman?
7. What is unusual about Sally's response to interviewer questions about her rape by The Comedian?
8. How is this issue's rant connected to the plot of the novel?
9. What is the connection between "Blood from the Shoulder of Pallas" and the events in this chapter?
10. Comment on the importance of this section to the novel as a whole.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Review Rorschach's role in the novel. What does he represent? Is his death inevitable? What does his death represent?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the use of symbolism in the novel. Give special attention to the symbols you find most powerful. Write in detail on at least three symbols, for example, Nostalgia perfume, the smiley button.
Essay Topic 3
Which character do you believe is most important in the novel? Justify your choice by referring closely to the text. What are this character's beliefs and attitudes and in what ways does he (or she) affect the story? Do you like the character and do you agree with the choices this person makes?
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