Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the Sternwood house
2. Describe the two Sternwood girls.
3. Describe Vivian Regan.
4. Why does Marlowe think he has been given a lawyer's job?
5. How does Marlowe find out what he wants to know at the bookstore?
6. What suggestion are there that Geiger's store maybe a smut shop?
7. What happens at 7:20?
8. Why can Marlowe not catch the killer?
9. What does Marlowe see inside the house?
10. What clue does Marlowe find?
11. Why does Marlowe not want the Butler to call a taxi?
12. What more clues does Marlowe find at Geiger's house?
13. What does Ohl's say in his phone conversation to Marlowe?
14. What does Marlowe discover from the dead body?
15. How does Marlowe make the woman in Geiger's store nervous?
16. What points to the fact that Marlowe has no money?
17. In what way has the woman threatened Vivian?
18. What is Vivian's alibi?
19. Why does Marlowe return to Geiger's house?
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