Blind Alley Test | Final 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. How does Jane respond to the jewelry received from Aldo?

2. In Jane's dream, what does Antonio have plans to steal from Cira?

3. Which pharoah's skull did Eve once work on?

4. What has been left on the floor of the vomitorium to symbolize blood?

5. Where do Sontag's student store the coffin that is supposed to contain Cira's body?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does the family decide to stay in Professor Sontag's villa when they arrive to Italy?

2. How does the couple react when Trevor finally reaches out and strokes Jane's cheek?

3. How does Aldo lure the police away from Jane, and what is Joe's response?

4. How does Trevor convince Professor Sontag to partake in the con?

5. Why does Trevor purchase a statue of Cira from a dealer?

6. What does Aldo send to Jane in the mail, and what is her response?

7. What is Jane's plan to lure Aldo into the open?

8. What happens when Trevor wakes Jane up after she has fallen asleep on the porch swing?

9. What connection does Jane begin to see between Trevor and Antonio?

10. What is Eve's reaction to the gift Aldo sends to Jane in the mail?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

It becomes clear to the reader that Cira plays a large role in shaping the serial killer, Aldo. Explain who Cira is and why Aldo has such an unquenchable obsession with her.

Essay Topic 2

Reincarnation becomes a theme in the novel halfway through. Explain the significance of reincarnation in the novel, and explain how this theory ties together all of the main characters in the novel.

Essay Topic 3

In the novel, Jane is seventeen years old and just beginning to realize her own sexuality. Compare / contrast the worries that Jane has about men in the beginning of the novel and the end of the novel. Then explain how Jane's relationship with Trevor prompted her emotional and romantic transition from girlhood to womanhood.

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