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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 comes to see Myron at the beginning of Chapter 25?
2. Why is Chad taken to the doctor?
3. Why is Cissy adamant about seeing Win now?
4. Linda says they once received ____________ from Peru.
5. Which of the following does Reginald Squires NOT say to Myron?
Short Essay Questions
1. What surprising information do Carl and the motel maid give to Myron?
2. What true story does Chad tell after Myron protests that Chad is lying about his account of the kidnapping?
3. How do the mall girls lead Myron to a clue about the neo-Nazi who beat him up?
4. What is the only situation in the book where the author changes point of view from Myron to another character?
5. What information does Myron ask Esperanza to find regarding Lloyd Rennart?
6. Why does Myron not call the police after he discovers Tito's dead body?
7. What does Francine tell Myron about Lloyd after Myron reveals who he really is?
8. Describe the encounter between Myron and Win's mother, Cissy Lockwood.
9. Why is Linda a suspect in Jack's murder?
10. What conclusion does Myron come to regarding the kidnapping at this point?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Even though they are single and accomplished women, Esme and Esperanza seem very different. Compare and contrast Esme and Esperanza. What similarities do they share? How are they different?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Jack 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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