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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's ability to pass the bar exam prove?
2. What explanation does Frank give the state's attorney's office for his decision to stop working as a pilot?
3. Why does Frank finally leave the hospital?
4. How does Frank prove that he really is employed by Pan Am?
5. What mistake does Frank's father have expunged from Frank's record?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Frank's pattern of preparing himself for a new role?
2. How does Frank manage to escape the New Orleans police?
3. Why do you think Frank thinks it is important never to wear his uniform around his apartment building?
4. How do changes in technology make Frank's con harder to pull off today?
5. 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?
6. Describe Frank's appearance.
7. What is the overall tone of Chapter One, "The Fledgling"?
8. How does Frank rely on Pan Am to help him?
9. What changes happen at home while Frank is away at the reformatory?
10. How does Frank test his con before actually deadheading on a flight?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Frank's role as a supervisory resident at the hospital in Atlanta with his role as a lawyer. How are the two roles similar? How are they different? Include the process Frank goes through to get each job, and the reasons that lead up to his departure from each.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters of Rosalie and Monique. How are they similar? How are they different? Do you think Frank considers them to be similar, or different? To what degree does he trust each woman, and why? Support your answer with examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Choose two of Frank's friends, and write an essay comparing and contrasting their roles in his life. Choose two friends who play very similar roles, like Monique and Rosalie. Or write about friends who play opposite roles, like Cheryl and Rosalie. Or, write about two characters who have a balanced set of similarities and differences, like O'Riley and Frank's father.
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