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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 Thompson say Hudson left the army?
2. Who does Samantha say approached Hudson in Vietnam?
3. Who leads the meeting Caitlin attends?
4. Where does Carroll wake up?
5. Who does Anton believe created Green Band?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Carroll decide to do about his developing relationship with Caitlin?
2. Describe the chase between Carroll and Green Band.
3. What does Anton think about the committee of twelve?
4. What does Williamson tell Carroll about Hudon in this chapter?
5. How is the economic climate changing by the end of the section?
6. What truth does Carrol learn in this section?
7. How do Carroll and his family try to escape?
8. What does David remember about the Lizard Man in this section?
9. What does Carroll discover at the vet's garage?
10. What does Vice President Elliott consider as he walks by himself?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine violence in the novel.
1) How do the characters in the novel view violence? Are there are character that would think twice before shooting or hitting someone?
2) Do the characters need to be violent to cope in the world that Patterson portrays?
3) In what way is violence an important of the book and the meaning it attempts to convey?
Essay Topic 2
Examine Patterson's representation of Vietnam Veterans. Why did the Vietnam Veterans feel hard done by after the Vietnam War? How did the veterans react to the governments lack of support in real life? What is Patterson's opinion of the way the veterans were treated and how does he express i
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?
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