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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What information had this interviewer previously provided?
2. Who was the author of the document presented here?
3. Why did Adrian give away the family fortune?
4. What significant thing does Jon tell Laurie about himself?
5. On the night of the rescue, what other people are dressed in costume?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of the Black Freighter comic-within-a-comic. In what ways is this connected to the main story? Do you think it is a useful device? Are we able to empathize at all with its main character in the way that we do with, say, Dan or Rorschach? Why or why not?
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
Write an essay on the role of women in Watchmen. Who are the female characters in the novel? What is their relationship with the male characters? What is their relationship in the events of the novel? Are their roles crucial? How might a feminist critic respond to this novel?
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