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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. Where does Frank go when he leaves his job at the Attorney General's office?
2. Why does deadheading to Dallas give Frank a nervous moment?
3. What is Frank's biggest complaint about the reformatory?
4. How does Frank manage to keep track of the information he collects?
5. Why does Frank tell the sales representative that he needs to order 200 I.D. cards when he really only needs one for himself?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Frank need money in order to pursue his interest in girls?
2. Is Frank well-respected by his new boss in the state's attorney's office?
3. What is the overall tone of Chapter One, "The Fledgling"?
4. Does Frank manage to fool everyone in his new position as a lawyer?
5. What are the drawbacks, for Frank, of working as a doctor?
6. Do you think that Frank wants to pose as a pilot only because he wants to cash bad checks? Or is there some other reason? Please explain.
7. How does Frank test his con before actually deadheading on a flight?
8. What legitimate use can Frank make of his imagination and ability to do research?
9. What is Frank's pattern of preparing himself for a new role?
10. Does Frank feel that he is in any danger of being caught when he begins working as a lawyer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Choose two of Frank's cons and write a comparison/contrast essay about them. Explain what makes each con work, and what role Frank plays in each.
Essay Topic 3
In some ways, the plot of Catch Me If You Can is described as a spiral: the same series of events happens over and over. Describe the spiral of the plot. Use Frank's different cons to help with your analysis.
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