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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 bonus does Frank get from a Pan Am stewardess on vacation in Mexico?
2. Who prints Pan Am payroll checks for Frank?
3. Why does Frank feel it is important to pay the bail bondsman?
4. How does Frank avoid being caught when the bank figures out that his check is phony?
5. Why does Frank refuse a job in his friend Armand's vineyards?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do you think that Frank chooses not to tell his grandparents that he is living in Montpellier?
2. How does Frank rely on stereotypes to get away with his cons?
3. Why do you think that Frank pays the expenses for his crew of interns personally rather than coming up with a scheme for getting Pan Am to pay them?
4. Why do you think that Frank stops using Papa Lavalier's printing shop?
5. Why does Frank not try to escape from the Malmo prison in Sweden?
6. How does Frank convince Papa Lavalier that he is a pilot for Pan Am?
7. How does Frank's background as a fake airline pilot help him to escape when he is extradited to the United States?
8. How do you think Frank expects Rosalie to react when he tells her who he really is?
9. What do you think is Frank's opinion of women?
10. What risks does Frank expose himself to by using his real name?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Frank's career as a criminal occurs before law enforcement agencies have computers that are linked together. Do you think that Frank is able to commit the same crimes if he starts again today? How do you think technology affects his criminal career?
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
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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