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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. Whom does Lindsay finally convince to tell her the name of Kathy's abusive ex-boyfriend?
2. How does Raleigh respond to the news about Lindsay's illness?
3. Who tells Lindsay that there is proof that Jenks was in town the night of the Voskuhl murders?
4. What weapon does CSU find in Jenks' house?
5. What does Cindy do at Women's Murder Club when she hears about the novel Jenks wrote?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Jill a good addition to the Women's Murder Club?
2. Why does Lindsay think the killer, Chessy, is headed to the Palace of Fine Arts?
3. Why is Nicholas Jenks' red beard significant to Lindsay?
4. What does Jill share with the Women's Murder Club about her own experience with illness?
5. How does the Women's Murder Club react to Lindsay's suggestion that she has arrested the wrong man?
6. What does Jill tell Jenks as she is questioning him?
7. What does Raleigh do when he and Lindsay arrive at Joanna's apartment after Jenks has escaped?
8. What does Jenks say when confronted with the photograph of him and Kathy together?
9. When Lindsay arrives at the Palace of Fine Arts, what does she find?
10. Why must Lindsay be careful in her initial investigation of Nicholas Jenks?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze at least three aspects of "1st to Die" that makes the novel believable as well as what literary devices Patterson uses to create that level of believability OR analyze at least three aspects of "1st to Die" that makes the novel unbelievable as well as what literary devices Patterson does not use effectively to create a level of believability in the story.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss at least four aspects of "1st to Die" that can easily be carried over into a second novel in a Women's Murder Club mystery series.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Lindsay and Raleigh either as lovers OR as police detectives.
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