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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 significance of the information given in this section?
2. What information had this interviewer previously provided?
3. What is making Max Shea happy as he boards the boat?
4. What can we assume about "The Veidt Method"?
5. What significant item does Laurie take with her when she goes with Jon?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is unusual about Sally's response to interviewer questions about her rape by The Comedian?
2. What is Veidt's plan and what do you think are its chances of success?
3. In what ways do Rorschach and Dan/Night Owl act resourcefully in this chapter?
4. Describe what is going on in the prison.
5. Comment on the importance of this section to the novel as a whole.
6. Comment on the structure of this chapter.
7. How is this issue's rant connected to the plot of the novel?
8. What is the connection between "Blood from the Shoulder of Pallas" and the events in this chapter?
9. What concrete facts do we learn from this section of the novel?
10. Would you agree that the new world order would be a more truthful one?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the morality of Jon (Dr Manhattan) and Walter (Rorschach). You will need to describe each character's morality, providing evidence from the text. You will then need to evaluate each and comment on the way each character's moral outlook has influenced their behavior as well as the outcome for the world.
Essay Topic 2
Masks, masquerades, things not being as they seem--all this is characteristic of the graphic novel Watchmen. Is there any advantage to engaging in the elaborate deceptions depicted here? What do their costumes achieve for the heroes? For the society in which they live?
Essay Topic 3
Review Rorschach's role in the novel. What does he represent? Is his death inevitable? What does his death represent?
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