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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 secret does Romey tell the boy that is in the car with him?
2. What does the doctor tell Ricky's family is vital to his recovery?
3. How does Romey die?
4. What is Trumann's plan to scare Mark into telling all he knows?
5. What is Mark's father like?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mark make the detention center attendant feel sorry for him when he returns to his cell following his juvenile hearing? What does he get out of the pity?
2. Describe The Blade's physical appearance.
3. Discuss Mrs. Sway's concern about the witness protection program.
4. Discuss what the FBI learns through their salt and pepper shaker bugs.
5. How does Mark react when he learns that Reggie is a woman, and how does her gender affect his decision to "hire" her?
6. Mark grapples with the idea of lying on the stand. Why does he decide not to lie?
7. Discuss the ethical issue that Reggie faces as she prepares Mark for his first juvenile court hearing.
8. What makes the investigating officer suspicious of Mark's story at the scene of Romey's death?
9. Why does Reggie usually take her clients home to meet Momma Love?
10. As Foltrigg and his crew wait for Mark to talk, they begin researching their legal options. What are their options?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define rising action as an element of plot. Discuss in detail the rising action in The Client. How does the author present it? How does the rising action flow? How does the rising action add to the suspense of the story?
Essay Topic 2
What is inciting force and which character is the inciting force in this story? How does the character fulfill that role? Give three examples and discuss the importance of each one in detail.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the point of view from which The Client is written. Does this point of view make the story more or less believable? Select a different point of view and explain how The Client would have changed if written from it.
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