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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 message does Mark ask Reggie to relay to his mother?
2. How does Mark reply when the judge asks if Romey told him anything about the Boyette case?
3. What happens to Mark on the elevator in Chapter 14?
4. What is Mark's father like?
5. Who is the man who strikes up a conversation with Mark in the hospital waiting room?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss Ricky's diagnosis and symptoms.
2. What does Reggie do when she learns that Diane has been fired?
3. How does Mark dodge the important question during his hearing, and what is the result?
4. Discuss Judge Harry Roosevelt's dedication to his job.
5. Describe Trumann's brilliant idea for making Mark talk if the juvenile hearing fails to do so.
6. Discuss the ethical issue that Reggie faces as she prepares Mark for his first juvenile court hearing.
7. What is Fink's relationship to Romey, and why is it important to this story?
8. Discuss what the FBI learns through their salt and pepper shaker bugs.
9. As Foltrigg and his crew wait for Mark to talk, they begin researching their legal options. What are their options?
10. In what ways does Reggie claim that Mark's rights have been violated during the investigation of Romey's death?
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
Discuss the genre of The Client and the sub-genre category under which the novel falls. Is there another genre the novel might also be classified as? Support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of Ricky to the story? How might the novel have differed if he had not been introduced as a minor character?
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