Neuromancer by William Gibson: Synopsis, Characters & Analysis


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Which of these are common traits of cyberpunk novels?

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1. In Neuromancer, who is controlling Armitage?

2. In Neuromancer, what is Wintermute's goal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Neuromancer by William Gibson is considered a highly influential novel in the cyberpunk genre and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the book. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the characters and other elements of the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These short assessment questions will test your understanding of the following components of the book Neuromancer:

  • Traits associated with the cyberpunk genre
  • Various characters' goals and motivations
  • The matrix
  • Alienation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms and themes such as 'the matrix' and 'alienation'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characters in Neuromancer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the cyberpunk genre

Additional Learning

To learn more about this intriguing novel and the genre it is associated with, read the lesson titled Neuromancer by William Gibson: Synopsis, Characters & Analysis. This lesson will help you accomplish the following learning objectives:

  • Know the basic plot of Neuromancer
  • Learn about the themes of Neuromancer
  • Understand the cultural impact of the novel