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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 Frank need to fill out in order to deadhead on a flight?
2. How old is Frank when he leaves home?
3. How does Frank avoid blowing his cover while he is working at the hospital?
4. How does Frank find a place to stay after he runs away?
5. What does Frank do for a living when he first moves into the River Bend complex?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Frank's method for finding out the things he needs to know.
2. Why do you think that presenting himself as a jokester helps Frank to be accepted and look as though he knows what he is doing in the hospital?
3. How does Frank's father feel about Frank?
4. Why do you think Frank gives different names to different stewardesses?
5. First Frank poses as a pilot, then as a pediatrician. Do you see a pattern in his choices of role? Why do you think Frank chooses the roles that he does?
6. What is Frank's pattern of preparing himself for a new role?
7. How does Frank feel about not being entrusted with any actual legal work?
8. What skills do you think Frank needs to have in order to pass himself off as a pilot?
9. How does his job as a doctor fit into Frank's plans for living in Atlanta?
10. What is the overall tone of Chapter One, "The Fledgling"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the various prisons and jail cells in which Frank does time. Be sure to include Perpignan Prison, Malmo Prison, and the Fulton County Jail. How are these prisons similar? How are they different?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the research process Frank uses when he begins each new role. How is the process similar each time? How important do you think Frank's research is in keeping him from being caught? Explain your answer. Be sure to include the research Frank does on being a pilot, doctor, lawyer, and university professor.
Essay Topic 3
Why do you think the life of a pilot seems appealing to a teenage boy? What parts of Frank's life as a pilot do you think make him feel accepted and admired? What aspects of his life as a pilot make him feel anxious about getting caught?
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