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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Williamson know Hudson?
2. Who does Samantha say approached Hudson in Vietnam?
3. What company does Louis Levine say he will purchase?
4. Who does Trentkamp say he is working for?
5. What is Macchio's job?
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the time period? How does Patterson use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
Black Friday is part of the thriller genre and Patterson is a noted thriller writer.
1) What are the conventions of the genre in terms of character, language and plot?
2) In what way have Patterson's novels helped to set the template for similar novels? Do modern novels still use the ideas employed in Black Friday?
Essay Topic 3
How has Patterson developed the story? How has Patterson tried to keep the reader interested in the story? How has Patterson combined the elements in the story such as dialogue and character to develop the plot?
This section contains 975 words
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