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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. In context, who is "we" referring to in Chapter 14?
2. ______ had once taken Dexter to a New Age Health Awareness Workshop which had stressed the importance of deep cleansing breaths.
3. All of the following are Harry's Way of killing, except for which one?
4. Brian is all of the following except for which?
5. According to Harry, the Last Nurse kills by ______ her patients.
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the theme highlighted in Chapter 14.
2. What does the security camera capture that surprises both Deborah and Dexter? How does Deborah respond to this surprise?
3. How does the Metro-Dade police react to the crime scene in Chapter 20. How is this different from their usual response to crime scenes? How Does Dexter respond to the crime scene?
4. How does Dexter feel about people at the Metro-Dade police force saying he has a feeling for serial homicide? Explain.
5. What souvenir does Dexter collect from his victims? Whom does Dexter not get a souvenir from? How does he go about retrieving his souvenir?
6. Describe the dream Dexter has in Chapter 19. What does this dream foreshadow?
7. What is the name of Dexter's latest kill in Chapter 14? What crime did this person commit? How does Dexter's victim feel about the crime he has committed?
8. What three gifts does the Tamiami Trail Killer leave behind? What do these three gifts represent?
9. Who does LaGuerta invite to the crime scene in Chapter 20? What does she tell these people? What is the result of her invitation?
10. Who calls Dexter in the beginning of Chapter 24? Why is this person calling? What conclusion does Dexter come to with this phone call?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Distinguish the character of Brian to that of Dexter. Explain their similarities and differences as detailed in the text.
Essay Topic 2
Choose a character found in Darkly Dreaming Dexter that can be considered morally ambiguous, behavior which discourages readers from identifying them as purely evil or purely good. Explain how the character can be viewed as morally ambiguous and why his or her moral ambiguity is significant to the work.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the major similarities and differences in a sequence of parallel or recurring events in Darkly Dreaming Dexter.
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