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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. Which publication employs the interviewer?
2. Detective Fine suspects that Dan . . .
3. Who was the author of the document presented here?
4. What place does this section have in the structure of the graphic novel?
5. How is the fire inside the hangar caused?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what is going on in the prison.
2. Explain the inclusion of extracts from Sally Jupiter's scrapbook at this point in the novel.
3. Comment on the structure of this chapter.
4. How is this issue's rant connected to the plot of the novel?
5. What concrete facts do we learn from this section of the novel?
6. Comment on the importance of this section to the novel as a whole.
7. Comment on the importance of this chapter for the novel as a whole.
8. According to Dan Dreiberg, what do scientists lack?
9. What is significant about the belongings Laurie takes with her when she goes to Mars with Jon?
10. What is unusual about Sally's response to interviewer questions about her rape by The Comedian?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"Watchmen deals with a corrupt world." In what ways is this world corrupt? Is it more, or less, corrupt at the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the role of minor characters in Watchmen. Who are they and what do they show us about other characters? Do they advance the story? Are they necessary? Can you imagine the novel without these characters?
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