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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. When asked by Deborah, "is that you?" regarding the image on the security video, Dexter replies ________.
2. Brian tells Dexter that when their mom died, they were in that storage container for ______ before they were found.
3. Why does Dexter go into Jamie's evidence box?
4. What does Dexter find in his passenger seat of his car?
5. In Chapter 15, how does Dexter know there is a security guard outside where he is working?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is LaGuerta angry with Deborah in Chapter 22? How does LaGuerta take out her frustrations on Deborah?
2. What does Brian want Dexter to do with him? Does Dexter abide by Brian's request? Explain. Who does Dexter and Brian kill?
3. Who is the first person Deborah and Dexter interview at the ice rink? What information does this person reveal to them? Why is this information important to the crime scene?
4. When was the last time Dexter was inside the storage container? How did this event effect Dexter?
5. What three gifts does the Tamiami Trail Killer leave behind? What do these three gifts represent?
6. Describe Dexter's first experience with the Dark Passenger.
7. Who follows Dexter to the docks? Why does this person follow him? Who warned this person of Dexter's illicit behavior?
8. Who does Dexter find inside the storage container? Who does Dexter hypothesize put Deborah in the storage container? Is his hypothesis correct? Explain.
9. How does Dexter feel about people at the Metro-Dade police force saying he has a feeling for serial homicide? Explain.
10. What does Dexter find at the docks? How do these objects fit the killer's need for tight, enclosed spaces?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In a critical essay, analyze the main conflict in Darkly Dreaming Dexter and discuss the moral and ethical implications for both Dexter and the society in which he lives.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of politicking in the police force. Analyze how the author uses literary elements to explore this issue and explain how the issue contributes to the meaning of the work, include the effect it has on the characters in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss and analyze at least three examples of symbolism found within Darkly Dreaming Dexter. Cite your references.
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