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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. In Chapter 27, what does Reggie talk with Mrs. Sway about at the hospital?
2. What confuses Mark about Judge Harry's courtroom?
3. How does Romey implicate Mark as having some connection with his suicide?
4. Why is Mark's mother crying when Reggie arrives at the hospital in Chapter 16?
5. What is Trumann's plan to scare Mark into telling all he knows?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Reggie usually take her clients home to meet Momma Love?
2. Why does Reggie object to the juvenile hearing and why doesn't she ask for a continuance?
3. Describe the physical appearance and working relationships of Willis Upchurch.
4. What is ironic about Foltrigg's choice of a juvenile hearing for Mark's testimony?
5. As Foltrigg and his crew wait for Mark to talk, they begin researching their legal options. What are their options?
6. How does the mafia threaten Mark face-to-face?
7. Describe The Blade's physical appearance.
8. What makes the investigating officer suspicious of Mark's story at the scene of Romey's death?
9. Discuss Reggie's life as a wife, mother, and law school student.
10. How does Mark dodge the important question during his hearing, and what is the result?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the difference between conflict and crisis in a novel? How are they similar? Also, relate the differences and similarities specifically to The Client.
Essay Topic 2
While Foltrigg attempts to manipulate Mark into talking, the mafia attempts to keep him from it. Select a character -- either Mark or Reggie -- and discuss how that character's own manipulation is important to the novel. How does the character manipulate people or circumstances? What are the results of their manipulation? Is there anyone on which the character's manipulation does not work?
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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