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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. Who does Mark call from the hospital?
2. What happens to Slick when he doesn't answer the judge's questions?
3. What makes the body retrievers leave the scene?
4. What does Romey's house look like?
5. Which state is the first place Reggie and Mark decide to go?
Short Essay Questions
1. Knowing that Reggie and Mark are in New Orleans doesn't make the job of finding them any easier. What is the FBI's plan to catch them and to get Mark to talk once and for all?
2. Discuss Gronke's feelings about his assignment to watch Mark and his relationship with the mafia.
3. Why does Reggie dodge her grand jury subpoena?
4. Discuss Reggie's phone call to the FBI upon returning to the hotel from Romey's house. How does she convey a sense of urgency to Agent Trumann?
5. Explain how the FBI is informed of the exact location of the senator's body.
6. What is Mrs. Sway told when she asks why the FBI doesn't just go arrest the mafia men, and what realization does she have?
7. What are the terms Reggie outlines to the FBI in exchange for the location of the senator's body?
8. What is Clint's important role once the FBI agrees to Reggie's demands for the Sways?
9. Explain how Mark escapes from jail and the hospital.
10. Discuss the rumors associated with the senator's death.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Discuss stereotypes present in The Client. How does Mark relate to or deal with the stereotypes?
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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