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Study Questions

Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice) Questions

  1. Does Tom have what it takes to be the Spook? Will he ever be comfortable in this role, or will he always feels conflicted about it?
  2. How do the illustrations at the beginning of each chapter contribute to the tone of the story?
  3. If you were the Spook's apprentice, what would you be the most afraid of? What would you have no trouble at all facing?
  4. Will Alice turn out to be benign, malevolent, or something in-between?
  5. It is suggested that Tom's mam had six kids just to get to him—to have a seventh son of a seventh son. What is her plan, do you think?
  6. Why can Tom's mam do things that no one else can, like control the ghasts?
  7. What do you think will happen in the next book in the series?
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