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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. Who steps in to protect Phyllida Tallent from the assault at the graveyard?
2. What happens between Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent in Chapter 12?
3. Who is Devil?
4. What is known of the attacker from chapter 11?
5. What does Lucifer realize after seeing what he sees at the burned cottage?
Short Essay Questions
1. What aspect of Phyllida Tallent's personality do readers see emerging in chapter 13?
2. What explanation does Appleby give for killing his friend in the army?
3. What can be said of the note written by the murderer?
4. Why does Cedric Fortemain look like one of the suspects to Phyllida Tallent and Lucifer?
5. What is the tactic Lucifer tries at the dance party to get Phyllida Tallent to tell him everything about the murder day?
6. How does Appleby meet his death?
7. Why does Lucifer blame himself when Phyllida Tallent is attacked?
8. What is the transformation in the relationship of Phyllida Tallent and Lucifer?
9. How does Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent's relationship get back on track?
10. When and where is Phyllida Tallent attacked in chapter 17?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What kind of relationships do the readers see between the characters of the novel? Are the relationships strained, good, bad?
Essay Topic 2
In spite of having so many suitors, why does Phyllida Tallent not find marriage and love appealing? What are the instances which show readers how independent she is and in control of things?
Essay Topic 3
Give a detailed account of the writing technique used by the author to describe how Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent carry out the murder investigation. Why does the author present it in this fashion? Does this writing technique add or take away from the story? Support your response with specific references to the novel.
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