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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Pierce find in Conklin's house that he identifies as Soneji's?
2. How does Soneji die?
3. What does Soneji throw inside the hospital room when he sees Cross and Groza?
4. What occupation does Pierce's father have?
5. How long has Cross known Craig?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Pierce Thomas. How do other characters respond to him? What does he think of himself? What fatal flaw does his character have?
Essay Topic 2
How does having the AIDS virus fuel Soneji's rage and desire to make others pay for what he sees as his undeserved death? Provide textual examples to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 3
How do Cross and Sampson work together as partners? Do they seem to have a good relationship? How can you tell?
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