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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 does Romey tell his old law school classmate when he calls him?
2. What does the newspaper article in Chapter 20 say about Mark?
3. What disturbing information does Romey drag out of The Blade?
4. Who is the man who strikes up a conversation with Mark in the hospital waiting room?
5. How do agents respond when Mark asks if he should get a lawyer?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mark dodge the important question during his hearing, and what is the result?
2. How does Officer Hardy get Mark's fingerprints, and why does he want them?
3. Why does Reggie object to the juvenile hearing and why doesn't she ask for a continuance?
4. What does Reggie do when she learns that Diane has been fired?
5. In what ways does Reggie claim that Mark's rights have been violated during the investigation of Romey's death?
6. What makes the investigating officer suspicious of Mark's story at the scene of Romey's death?
7. What are the problems that Mark mulls over when he is taken from his mother and brother to a juvenile detention facility? How does he feel?
8. Describe the only real-life experience that Mark has had with lawyers until now.
9. Discuss the ethical issue that Reggie faces as she prepares Mark for his first juvenile court hearing.
10. Discuss Judge Harry Roosevelt's dedication to his job.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
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
Irony is the contrast between what is expected and what actually happens. There are three types of irony: verbal, situational, and dramatic. Identify and discuss two examples of irony in the book. Which type of irony is it? What is expected and what actually occurs with your examples?
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