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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. While at the ball at Ballyclose manor, what are Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent searching for?
2. Whom does Cedric Fortemain see wearing the hat?
3. Who assaults Phyllida Tallent at the graveyard?
4. Where is the hat found by one of the characters?
5. Why does the murderer kill his friend in the army?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the tactic Lucifer tries at the dance party to get Phyllida Tallent to tell him everything about the murder day?
2. What is the role played by Lucifer in chapter 17?
3. Where and why does Silas Coombe assault Phyllida Tallent ?
4. What are both Phyllida Tallent and Lucifer doing at the ball thrown at Ballyclose manor?
5. Why does Jocasta Smollet hate Phyllida Tallent?
6. How does Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent's relationship get back on track?
7. What qualities of Phyllida Tallent does Lucifer seem to be impressed with when they are traveling north?
8. Where is Phyllida Tallent attacked as seen in chapter 15?
9. What does Phyllida Tallent feel about Lucifer confronting her?
10. Why does Phyllida Tallent confront Cedric Fortemain at Ballyclose manor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent are the main characters in the novel around whom the story revolves. Compare and contrast the characters of Lucifer and Phyllida Tallent.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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