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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. In what war did American soldiers leave an object similar to the one found in the abandoned cars of the murdered teen couples?
2. What do Marino and Scarpetta find where Deborah was shot?
3. Who does Scarpetta meet at the Globe and Laurel?
4. What key piece of evidence does Scarpetta learn was found at the murder site?
5. Scarpetta learns the missing teens were varsity athletes in what sports?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was Pat Harvey professionally interested in the Couple Killings long before her daughter was murdered?
2. Why does Scarpetta wish to avoid answering Pat's question about the search-and-rescue dog in Chapter 2?
3. As Chapter 1 opens, what is Scarpetta's perspective on working with other police agencies involved in VICAP?
4. Describe the appearance of the bodies of Harvey and Cheney at the murder scene.
5. What does Marino think the killer did to get Fred to go into the woods without resistance?
6. In Chapter 2, why does Pat Harvey question Scarpetta about the murder of the other couples?
7. Why does Scarpetta dread having lunch with Pat Harvey?
8. What prompts Pat Harvey to call in a psychic, Hilda Ozimek?
9. What's stressful for Scarpetta in dealing with parents?
10. What does Pat Harvey believe about her daughter's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Parent-child relationships are complex and sometimes difficult. Below are characters whose relationship with a parent is mentioned in the story. Explain the significance of the parent-child relationship, if any, to the development of the story or the character. Be sure to support your analysis with relevant examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Explain how each of the following incidental characters moved the plot along. Use examples from the book to support your answers.
Dammit the dog
Essay Topic 3
The theme of trust runs through the book. Select two relationships below and describe how the element of trust influenced the nature of the relationship and the decisions of the individuals within that relationship.
1) Abby Turnbull and Kay Scarpetta
2) Kay Scarpetta and Benton Wesley
3) Abby Turnbull and Clifford Ring
4) Kay Scarpetta and Mark James
5) Kay Scarpetta and Pat Harvey
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