Back Spin Test | Final Test - Hard

Harlan Coben
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Esperanza's former profession?

2. Myron names two of Tito's friends "Escape" and ____________.

3. What does Esme claim Chad was doing the last time she saw him?

4. Which of the following is NOT true about the envelope in which Chad's finger was found?

5. Who does Reginald say was the person who climbed out of Chad's bedroom window?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Explain the taboo of homosexuality that still existed at the time BACK SPIN was written in 1997. Compare and contrast homosexuality in America during the late 20th century to homosexuality in America today. What major changes have occurred, including both positive and negative?

Essay Topic 2

The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of loss. Identify at least two themes about loss in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.

Essay Topic 3

Create a brief character study of Win. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him at this point in his life?

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