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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. What is the surname of the victim found at the scene?
2. Who receives an email from the killers?
3. Who calls Molinari during his dinner with Boxer?
4. Who goes along to a hotel room with a strange woman?
5. How many women are interviewed with the hope they know Michelle?
Short Essay Questions
1. Claire calls Lindsay and asks to meet. Where does Claire want to meet? What information does she have for Boxer?
2. Discuss the introduction of Claire. What is her relationship to Boxer?
3. How does Boxer respond when the townhouse she is admiring explodes?
4. Why does Boxer find it necessary to be wary of overtures of friendship made by Cindy?
5. Chapter 41 focuses on which character? What is surprising about the character's trip to the SFPD?
6. Where does the next murder take place? Who goes to investigate?
7. What information does Boxer receive when she returns to the police station? Who delivers the news?
8. What is the setting used in the beginning of the book? What time frame is used?
9. What is the main topic discussed when the Women's Murder Club gets together for dinner? What is the resolution to the problem?
10. Chapter 37 begins with Cindy receiving an email at the newspaper. Who is the email from and what does it say?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jill is having difficulty with her overbearing husband and often hides out at the office so she does not have to go home. Discuss Jill's situation. Is it surprising that someone like Jill can be the victim of domestic abuse? Explain. What would you do in Jill's shoes? How does Lindsay react to the husband's behavior? Do you think Lindsay was out of line when she talked to the man? What would you do in that situation? What was the husband's reaction? Do you think he would have changed his behavior if Jill had lived? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Professor Lemouz claims that protests often turn violent for more than one reason. What are the reasons? Are the reasons valid? Do you agree or disagree with Lemouz? Give examples of peaceful and violent protests. Which are more successful? Does location play a part in the success or failure of a protest? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
As a detective and a lieutenant, Boxer is in an unusual position. She ranks above her old partner, Jacobi, and must command respect of the other homicide detectives in the squad without alienating anyone. Explain how Lindsay is able to juggle the duties and the working relationships with the men. Examine Boxer's rank and authority regarding Jacobi, Cappy, and Traccio. Do the men respect and cooperate with Boxer? Explain.
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