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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 identifies the knife that was used to murder Linda Polk?
2. Which of the following does Fr. Cavanaugh NOT tell Diz as they sit at the bar?
3. What favor does Diz do for his friend, Pico?
4. Why had Eddie Cochran gone to Arturo Cruz' house?
5. What does Diz tell Frannie that lifts her spirits regarding Eddie's death?
Short Essay Questions
1. What feeling does Dismas get that Eddie's death has not been related to a drug deal or trouble at work?
2. Why is Frannie having a hard time understanding Eddie's death and her possible role in it?
3. What does Big Ed share with Dismas about Father Cavanaugh and his place in the Cochran family?
4. What are the circumstances of Linda Polk's death?
5. What personal pain does Dismas come to terms with in Chapter 25 and how does Jane respond?
6. Who is Matthew R. Brody III and what information does he give Dismas regarding blackmailing Arturo Cruz?
7. How does the Drug Enforcement Agency or DEA view the case of Eddie's death?
8. Why is Abe Glitsky intrigued to meet with Father Cavanaugh in Chapter 21?
9. What bit of information does Rose, the rectory housekeeper, find to be out of place when Father Cavanaugh talks with Abe?
10. What advice does Dismas get from his former father-in-law, Judge Fowler, about the case?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of disappointment. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience disappointment then cite an example to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Dismas, Jane, and the Cochrans. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, and socialization.
Essay Topic 3
Greed takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
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