A Great Deliverance Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Elizabeth George
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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. Whose death does Chief Superintendent fail to mention in his report about William Teys' murder?

2. What color is Inspector Lynley's hair?

3. How is William Teys murdered?

4. What is the name of the Teys family farm?

5. How do Inspector Lynley and Sergeant Barbara Havers travel to Yorkshire in Chapter 5?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Sergeant Barbara Havers put "back in uniform" eight month before the Teys murder?

2. Why does Sergeant Havers think Superintendent Webberly assigns her to work with Inspector Lynley on the investigation of William Teys' murder?

3. To whom has a shrine been built at Gembler Farm, and why is this shrine a red herring?

4. Who is in the mysterious photograph that Inspector Lynley and Sergeant Barbara Havers find at Gembler Farm and why was this person cut out of the other Teys family photographs?

5. What disagreement between police officers Nies and Kerridge results in Father Hart traveling to London?

6. What happens when Inspector Lynley and Sergeant Havers' visit with Roberta Teys in Chapter 8, and how do these events alter Havers' opinion of Lynley?

7. What is Sergeant Barbara Havers' opinion of Inspector Thomas "Tommy" Lynley?

8. What is Sergeant Barbara Havers' family like?

9. How do Hank and JoJo Watson differ from Simon and Deborah Allcourt-St. James?

10. What does Tessa Mowrey tell Inspector Lynley about her marriage to William Teys?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast any three of the following secondary characters in the novel: Lady Helen Clyde, Stepha Odell, Jimmy Havers, Ezra Farmington, Mrs. Burton-Thomas, Richard Gibson, and Nigel Parrish. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the concept of religion in the novel. Are the religious characters in the story heroes or villains? What do you think the author is trying to say about religion in society through this novel? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast the antagonists that Inspector Lynley encounters in the novel: Richard Gibson, Roberta Teys, and Chief Inspector Nies. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

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