The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Books will be available for pickup at the start of April. 
This book will focus on three key topics including: 

  • Plot overview
  • Character Analysis
  • Important Quotation Analysis

Quote to be Analyzed: 

Silas could feel his homeland testing him, drawing violent memories from his redeemed soul. You have been reborn, he reminded himself. His service to God today had required the sin of murder, and it was a sacrifice Silas knew he would have to hold silently in his heart for all eternity.  

Dan Brown

Questions to answer as you read through:

  1. What striking physical feature does Silas possess?
  2. Who is the artist whose painting Saunière pulls from the wall of the Louvre in order to trigger the alarm?
  3. At which university does Robert Langdon teach?
  4. Where does Silas wear his punishment belt?
  5. What architect created the entrance to the Louvre?
  6. What animal does Collet compare Fache to?
  7. What does Jacques Saunière draw on himself before dying?
  8. What color is the namesake of the famous sundial line in Saint-Sulpice?
  9. What flower is depicted on Saunière’s key?
  10. What kind of birds normally frequent St. James’ Park in London, where the Teacher and Rémy meet?
  11. Which book of the Bible contains the verse that the priory has written on the keystone?
  12. What weapon does Silas use to kill Sister Sandrine?
  13. What is Rémy allergic to?
  14. What kind of wristwatch does Robert Langdon wear?
  15. What rank does Leigh Teabing hold?
  16. Which Da Vinci painting features a representation of Mary Magdalene?
  17. What famous scientist’s tomb is the site of the last clue?
  18. Where is the bug hidden in Saunière’s office?
  19. What color is the Magdalene’s hair?
  20. What does the altar boy in the Temple Church do when Silas grabs him?
  21. What piece of furniture does Langdon put the box underneath in Teabing’s study?
  22. What is the notable poetic structure of the poem inside the cryptex box?
  23. What disease disabled Leigh Teabing?
  24. What does Rémy drink when he is about to untie Silas?
  25. What kind of car do Rémy, Teabing, Langdon and Sophie use to escape from the chateau?