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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. Why does Mike not call the Sheriff to report what Max and Rogette had done to him?
2. What is the name of Kyra's little stuffed dog?
3. George apprehends ________________ who was the shooter from the car.
4. What news does Bill tell Mike when he calls him early one morning?
5. Who is Mike's brother who calls to check up on him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Mike's reaction to the tape of Rogette's voice that John plays in the car?
2. What links all the deaths which have occurred on the TR?
3. In what way does Mike offer to help Mattie after she loses her job?
4. What does Mike learn about the deaths of Sara and Kito and why does Jo urge him back to Sara Laughs after he has poured the lye over the bones?
5. What does Bill tell Mike about why people don't like Mike's being back in the area?
6. Describe Mike's experience of "time travel" at the Fryeburg County Fair in 1900.
7. What question does Kyra ask Mike at the party that is so poignant later on?
8. How does Mike find out about Max's suicide and what is the expected reaction from Mike and Mattie about the death?
9. What does Mike know that he has to do in order to quell Sara and Kito's spirits and whose spirits does he encounter at the scene of the murders?
10. What does Frank tell Mike about being with Jo at Sara Laughs shortly before she died?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Grief takes on an almost human persona in this book. What are some examples of grief? What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Johanna. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Mattie. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
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