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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 Dexter say was really terrible at screaming?
2. Harry wanted Dexter to stop the nurse like the ______.
3. According to LaGuerta, who wants to kill Dexter?
4. Where does the Tamiami Trail killer leave the bodies in Chapter 19?
5. ______ is an important moment and a real relief for Dexter and the Dark Passenger.
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does Dexter find inside the storage container? Who does Dexter hypothesize put Deborah in the storage container? Is his hypothesis correct? Explain.
2. What does the security camera capture that surprises both Deborah and Dexter? How does Deborah respond to this surprise?
3. What does Brian want Dexter to do with him? Does Dexter abide by Brian's request? Explain. Who does Dexter and Brian kill?
4. What two conclusions does Dexter come to when thinking about the Jaworski murder case?
5. Who is the Tamiami Trail Killer? How is he related to Dexter? What information does the Tamiami Trail Killer reveal to Dexter to prove his relation to him?
6. Describe Dexter's first experience with the Dark Passenger.
7. Who asks Dexter for help in solving the Jaworski case? Why does this person turn to Dexter?
8. What three gifts does the Tamiami Trail Killer leave behind? What do these three gifts represent?
9. Describe the new gift Dexter finds in his car in Chapter 24. What clue does this gift reveal to Dexter?
10. When was the last time Dexter was inside the storage container? How did this event effect Dexter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Discuss the significance of the title Darkly Dreaming Dexter and analyze how it is developed throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the relevance of the setting of Miami to the plot of the novel. Why is the setting important to the understanding of Darkly Dreaming Dexter?
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