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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Scarpetta know Anna Zenner?
2. What mistake does Scarpetta think the killer made years before he murdered Deborah and Fred?
3. How was Jill Harrington murdered?
4. What is The Dealer's Room?
5. What does Scarpetta suspect is of greatest importance to the serial killer?
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
Another theme that plays throughout the book is that of betrayal and the havoc it wreaks on different individuals. Select two of the following characters and explain how betrayal impacted their lives and shaped their decisions:
Essay Topic 3
Toward the end of the book, Benton Wesley discusses what he thinks are the psycho-sexual urges that motivated Steven Spurrier to kill. Explain how the contents as well as the condition of Spurrier's home supports or undermines Wesley's conclusions about Spurrier. Be specific.
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