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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. Beyond having chronic myelocytic leukemia, what does Sterling have in her bloodstream?
2. What dog does Kay name to validate her knowledge?
3. Who is the M to whom the two letters are written?
4. Why is Kay looking for PJ?
5. What function does Backhall serve at Valhalla?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does Kay go with Pete, and what does Pete give Kay?
2. In Chapter 16, what does Kay learn about Mark in Key West, and how does she react?
3. How does Al Hunt commit suicide?
4. What does PJ give Kay, and how does that make her feel?
5. What does Kay receive from Mark James, and what does he tell her?
6. In Chapter 14, why do Kay and Pete return to Valhalla, and what do they learn during their visit?
7. What does Dr. Ismail reveal to Kay and Pete about Sterling?
8. Why can Al never work as a psychologist?
9. Why does Al Hunt visit Kay at home, and what does he tell her?
10. What does Kay learn about Joseph McTigue when she makes a second visit to Mrs. McTigue?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Kay meets with Mark and Sparacino in New York City, in Sparacino she finds a cunning, underhanded individual who haunts her in many ways. Why does Kay have reason to believe early on that he may be the murderer? Substantiate your answer with text portions in the book.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 17, Kay says that she "regrets not killing Frankie, but that Frankie is never born." Given what you know about Kay, is this statement out of character for her? Why or why not? Cite examples from the book to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
Review the portion of the book that describes Pete's interview of Al Hunt. What does Pete get out of Al? Why is Pete so successful in pulling details from Al? Could Kay have gotten similar information from Al? Why or why not?
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