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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. Where does Spenser stay during Candy's recovery?
2. Who threatens to complain to Candy's boss after she says she has a witness to a bribe payoff?
3. What does Candy tell the person that she and Spenser go to see after leaving the Farmer's Market?
4. What does Spenser notice as he and Candy are leaving Summit Studios?
5. How does Spenser answer the phone in Chapter 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Candy Sloan need a bodyguard?
2. Is Candy's ambition a positive trait?
3. What is the relationship between Candy and Mickey?
4. Why does Spenser avoid the police sirens coming around the corner at the end of Chapter 7?
5. How does Candy feel about Spenser aiding her with the investigation?
6. What kind of person is Candy?
7. What clues does Spenser have in Chapters 6 and 7 that tell him Candy is on the right track with her investigation?
8. Describe Spenser's personality.
9. Does Richard Hammond feel threatened by Candy's questions?
10. How are Candy's fears of sexism confirmed during her visit to Richard Hammond?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Uncovering corruption in A Savage Place has dire consequences for Candy and others.
1) Which characters best represent corruption in the novel?
2) How do the title and setting support the theme of corruption in the story?
3) How do Candy and Spenser's willingness to defy authority help or hinder her attempt to uncover the corruption in the film industry?
Essay Topic 2
How are exploitation, morality, and success interwoven in characters and themes in a Savage Place?
Essay Topic 3
Ambition seems to fuel many elements of A Savage Place. Candy's ambition, in particular, to succeed at her job seems to lead her to her death. How would the story be different if Candy's main motivation was to right a wrong, rather than to pursue her career?
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