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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 is Mike's brother who calls to check up on him?
2. Who did Jo not want Mike to talk to at the TR?
3. Who does Mike know is hurting Jo in Jo's studio?
4. George apprehends ________________ who was the shooter from the car.
5. Who was Sara's son?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mike's experience of "time travel" at the Fryeburg County Fair in 1900.
2. What are some of the haunting events at Sara Laughs and why won't Mike leave?
3. 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?
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. Why does Mike categorize Elmer Durgin as an ELFF?
6. What question does Kyra ask Mike at the party that is so poignant later on?
7. What preoccupies Mike's mind regardless of all the supernatural things going on around him?
8. What does Durgin try to get Mike to admit in a deposition?
9. How does Mike find out about Max's suicide and what is the expected reaction from Mike and Mattie about the death?
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
The author used more than one iteration on the theme of loss. Identify at least two examples about loss in the book and explain why the examples support the theme.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the book. Explain the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting for the story. Why does the author use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
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