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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 confuses Mark about Judge Harry's courtroom?
2. Which character is thrown into the car with Romey?
3. What does Reggie's intentional stalling on Mark's behalf force the district attorney's office to do?
4. Who else is the mob paying to watch Mark?
5. After witnessing Romey's death, what happens when the two boys get home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Reggie usually take her clients home to meet Momma Love?
2. What is Fink's relationship to Romey, and why is it important to this story?
3. 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?
4. Foltrigg is naturally upset not to get the desired results from Mark's juvenile court hearing. Why does he regain excitement quickly?
5. What is ironic about Foltrigg's choice of a juvenile hearing for Mark's testimony?
6. How does Mark react when he learns that Reggie is a woman, and how does her gender affect his decision to "hire" her?
7. As Foltrigg and his crew wait for Mark to talk, they begin researching their legal options. What are their options?
8. What news does FBI agent Jason McThune share with Foltrigg that makes them believe Mark knows more than he is telling?
9. Discuss what the FBI learns through their salt and pepper shaker bugs.
10. Discuss the ethical issue that Reggie faces as she prepares Mark for his first juvenile court hearing.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss stereotypes present in The Client. How does Mark relate to or deal with the stereotypes?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Discuss justice as a motif in the novel.
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