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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 does Frank accept the job as a supervising resident, even though he knows that he is not qualified to practice medicine?
2. What incident scares Frank into thinking about resigning?
3. What does Frank do for a living when he first moves into the River Bend complex?
4. How does Frank find out about airline procedures and routines?
5. Why does Frank think he doesn't get in much trouble if he is caught?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe living conditions for prisoners at Perpignan Prison.
2. When and why does Frank make an exception to his policy of never defrauding individuals?
3. How does Frank manage to escape the New Orleans police?
4. What legitimate use can Frank make of his imagination and ability to do research?
5. Do you think Frank regrets his crimes?
6. Why does Frank have a hard time finding work when he is released from prison?
7. Do you think that Frank's con works today? Why or why not?
8. How does Frank test his con before actually deadheading on a flight?
9. Why does Frank decide to take his criminal activities to the next level, and steal more money than he is taking before?
10. Why can't the American consulate intervene on Frank's behalf and get him out of Perpignan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Frank's tour of Europe with the interns, with his usual practice of deadheading around alone as a fake pilot. How are the two experiences similar and different? Which strategy do you think best suits Frank's character?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the character of Papa Lavalier. What role does he play in Frank's life? Do you think that Frank takes advantage of him, or does he benefit just as much from their transactions as Frank does? Do you think that Papa Lavalier understands as little as Frank believes he does?
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