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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. What is the name of Socrates' boss?
2. Who does Socrates write a letter to?
3. What is the name of the house Socrates checks for Theresa's letter?
4. Who does Socrates decide has posted himself as leader?
5. Who does RIght tell Charla he is going south to visit?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Socrates stay at home during the riots?
2. How did the bookshop change Socrates?
3. What does Right tell Socrates at the bus stop?
4. How does Socrates' boss react when he arrives back at work?
5. How does this chapter show that sometimes violence is necessary?
6. What does Bruce tell Socrates he would do if he knew a man that had murdered two people?
7. How does Socrates help Roland when he is dying?
8. Why does the ocean remind Socrates of his aunt?
9. Why is Socrates concerned about his job?
10. What does Socrates tell Shreve in the cafe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine Mosley's writing style. How would you describe Mosley's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does Mosley's style give to the story?
Essay Topic 2
What events in Socrates' early life influenced him to lead a life of violence? How different would Socrates' life have been if she was from a more secure background?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Mosley's life. In what way are his life and personality is reflected in the book? Where could he have learned about the world of espionage? In what ways is he like or unlike Socrates?
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