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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 does Scarpetta plan to visit in South Carolina?
2. When Scarpetta examines the bodies of Deborah Harvey and Fred Cheney in the woods, what does she notice?
3. Why does Marino think Deborah and Fred walked slowly into the woods?
4. What is the occupation of Scarpetta's friend, Abby Turnbull?
5. What is confirmed to Scarpetta at the luncheon meeting at the Globe and Laurel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of Pat Harvey's political connections on the investigation of her daughter's disappearance?
2. How does Abby find out about the Seven-Eleven and what does it show?
3. Why does Scarpetta struggle over spending time with Abby Turnbull in Chapter 3?
4. How does Ozimek explain what she does?
5. In what condition does Scarpetta find Abby Turnbull when she goes to her apartment?
6. Describe the appearance of the bodies of Harvey and Cheney at the murder scene.
7. What's stressful for Scarpetta in dealing with parents?
8. How does Ozimek describe her impressions of Marino's wife?
9. Why is Scarpetta concerned about the bodies of Cheney and Harvey being moved?
10. Describe how Pat Harvey might be feeling when she first arrives at the rest stop where her daughter's abandoned Jeep has been found.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The issue of control is another dominant theme in this story. Select one of the following characters and describe how the issue of control played as both a positive and a negative influence in the character's decisions.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the differences and similarities between Pat Harvey and Abby Turnbull. How do these characteristics contribute to the success of each woman? The ultimate demise of each woman? Be sure to offer specific examples from the book to support your response.
Essay Topic 3
Manipulating public sentiment is another element in this story, illustrated by Pat Harvey's use of the press. But this can be a move that has serious consequences. What are the dangers of denouncing government agencies publicly? Was Pat Harvey right to go to the press with her accusations? If you were an ordinary citizen, would you have believed Harvey's conspiracy theories? Be sure to fully explain your answer.
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