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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. How does Frank escape the federal officials who are surrounding his hotel?
2. How does Frank survive Perpignan?
3. Why does Frank decide to swindle a bank back in the States?
4. Why doesn't Frank return to visit his parents while he is in New York City living as a fugitive from the police and the FBI?
5. How does Frank give himself a head start before a bank can figure out that he is using phony checks?
Short Essay Questions
1. When and why does Frank make an exception to his policy of never defrauding individuals?
2. Why can't the American consulate intervene on Frank's behalf and get him out of Perpignan?
3. How do you think Frank expects Rosalie to react when he tells her who he really is?
4. Why do you think that Frank chooses not to tell his grandparents that he is living in Montpellier?
5. What is Frank's code of honor?
6. What risks does Frank expose himself to by using his real name?
7. Why does Frank not try to escape from the Malmo prison in Sweden?
8. How does Frank obtain a flight crew?
9. When Frank realizes that he passes a check that has his real name and address on the back, he poses as an FBI agent to get it back. What other choices does he have? What can he do instead? How do his choices affect his future?
10. Why does O'Riley tell Bailey that it serves him right that Frank pays him with a check?
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
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 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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