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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. For what holiday does Scarpetta invite Lucy up to stay with her?
2. What is the official ruling on how Jennifer died?
3. What do Scarpetta and Lucy decorate?
4. For whom was the suspicious message on Scarpetta's computer written?
5. Who is the Christmas dinner guest of Lucy and Scarpetta?
Short Essay Questions
1. What has happened to Eddie Heath?
2. What medical case/situation does a detective ask for Scarpetta's advice on while she is dealing with Waddell's body?
3. What does Scarpetta learn from the prison guard about Waddell's final hours?
4. What makes Marino and Scarpetta think Jennifer was not killed as part of a robbery.
5. What does Scarpetta think of Heath's wounds?
6. What does Lucy think is going on with Waddell's fingerprints supposedly being found at Jennifer's death scene?
7. Describe Scarpetta's personal life.
8. What is Scarpetta's feeling on the death penalty?
9. Why is the prison nearly empty when Marino and Scarpetta go to investigate Waddell's execution?
10. What do Lucy and Scarpetta do on Christmas morning?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characters of Marino and Wesley. How are they similar? How are they different? Make sure to use direct evidence from the text, such as examples and quotations, to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the relationship between Lucy and Scarpetta. Using direct evidence from the text, make sure to address the following points: what their relationship has been like historically, what their relationship is like now, and what the reader learns about these 2 characters through their interactions with each other.
Essay Topic 3
Present an argument that discusses whether or not Lucy's ability to hack into the AFIS system is believable or not. Make sure to list at least 3 reasons, with direct evidence from the text, to support your position.
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