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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 many members does Professor Fiacre believe are in the Touch?
2. What type is the blood found in the room at the Sea Breeze Motel?
3. What did Robin design that has her visiting Japan on business?
4. What game do Alex and Woody play when they meet?
5. What is the nickname of the man who built Alex's pond?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why don't Mal and Alex call the police after receiving rats from Moody?
2. Why does Raoul say the parents who were Jehovah's Witnesses, were happy when Raoul took them to court to force them to allow blood transfusions for their daughter?
3. What reasons does Professor Fiacre give for the Touch being a small, relatively unknown sect?
4. Why does Milo say that Robin's trip to Japan puts Alex's and Robin's relationship in a new perspective?
5. What background does Diane Severe have that Alex believes makes her uniquely able to understand children?
6. What defense of the nurses does Valcroix offer when Raoul blames them for Woody's disappearance?
7. Why is Alex a bit reluctant to call Milo with the information he learns about Augie from Bev?
8. Why does Milo tell the receptionist that he does not need a warrant to see Jan Rambo?
9. What is Raoul's office like?
10. How does Beverly describe Woody?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Alex Delaware as the protagonist of the novel. What makes him the protagonist? What is he like? What do his interactions with Richard Moody, Woody, and Raoul reveal about his character?
Essay Topic 2
How does the Swopes' greenhouse reflect the family itself? What similarities does it have to the goings on in the family?
Essay Topic 3
How does the relationship between Raoul and Alex change as the novel progresses? What causes the change? How does Alex feel about Raoul at the end of the novel? Why?
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