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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. Why doesn't Frank move back to New Orleans when his girlfriend is transferred?
2. What does Frank need to fill out in order to deadhead on a flight?
3. Why does Frank decide to stop posing as a pilot for a while?
4. How does Frank manage to keep track of the information he collects?
5. Which of the following groups of people is NOT conned by Frank?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What skills do you think Frank needs to have in order to pass himself off as a pilot?
3. How does his job as a doctor fit into Frank's plans for living in Atlanta?
4. Describe Frank's appearance.
5. Looking back on his pilot con as he writes the book, do you think that Frank regrets his actions? Why or why not?
6. How does Frank's credit card scheme work?
7. Is Frank well-respected by his new boss in the state's attorney's office?
8. What changes happen at home while Frank is away at the reformatory?
9. What is Frank's pattern of preparing himself for a new role?
10. How does Frank rely on Pan Am to help him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Explain Frank's "code of honor." What does Frank consider to be moral behavior for himself? What does he consider to be immoral? How do you tell?
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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