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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What does Trevor think will happen if he makes a mistake with Aldo?

2. Where is Aldo stabbed when Jane lunges toward her dog?

3. In what country does Mark Trevor live?

4. How many of the cases Mark Trevor sent over have victims that resemble Jane?

5. What did Aldo sell in order to obtain his fake identification documents?

Short Essay Questions

1. What precautions does Trevor put into place to protect Jane in the vomitorium?

2. What do Joe and Eve discuss when they realize the resemblance Jane has to Ruth?

3. How does Jane meet Antonio?

4. How does Jane begin to search for more information about Cira and Herculaneum?

5. How does Trevor rationalize the obsession that Aldo has for Cira?

6. Who is Cira?

7. What does Eve learn about Caroline Halliburton from the detective named Christy?

8. What is a vomitorium?

9. In Jane's dream, what did Julius ask of Antonio, and what was his reaction?

10. What happens after Jane passes her driving test with flying colors?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Aldo's pattern of murder differed during each of his killings. Choose two of Aldo's victims and explain how each of their murders gave the reader deeper insight into Aldo's character and what his true desires toward women were.

Essay Topic 2

Jane's dreams function to draw her closer to the killer. Describe the recurring dream that Jane has throughout the novel, and explain what it means when she gradually gains control over the information in the dreams.

Essay Topic 3

All three of the main female characters in this novel, Eve, Jane, and Cira, have trust issues with the men in their lives. Compare / contrast the relationships between these three women and their men, and then explain how trust has become an issue in each of the relationships.

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