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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 name of the first character introduced in the novel?
2. What brings Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent physically closer to each other in chapters six and seven?
3. Why does Phyllida Tallent not tell Lucifer everything about the day of the murder?
4. Who is Phyllida Tallent's escort when she is visiting the church?
5. Who is sent to jail as the suspected murderer?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Lucifer changing all the locks for the manor?
2. What qualities of Phyllida Tallent does Lucifer seem to be impressed with when they are traveling north?
3. Why is Lucifer delighted to see Phyllida Tallent at the church?
4. Why does Cedric Fortemain look like one of the suspects to Phyllida Tallent and Lucifer?
5. What is the surprise given to Lucifer while at Horatio Welham's funeral?
6. After Phyllida Tallent and Lucifer's picnic, what is the author's use of "storm" stand for?
7. Why is Covey important for Lucifer?
8. What aspect of Phyllida Tallent's personality do readers see emerging in chapter 13?
9. What is the course of action taken by Lucifer to keep Phyllida Tallent away from stress and danger as seen in the beginning of chapter 18?
10. How do the hoof prints help further the investigation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are the series of incidents that lead Phyllida Tallent and Lucifer to have their moments of passion? What do these incidents signify in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the different settings the author uses in the novel and the importance of each setting to the plot of the novel. For example, the setting of the church, the setting of the dance parties, etc.
Essay Topic 3
What are the factors responsible for the shift in Lucifer's thought process - from being a character who wants to avoid marriage to becoming a character who eventually falls in love and settles down.
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