Dead Irish Test | Final Test - Hard

John Lescroart
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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. Why does Steven think his mother is trying to show him more attention?

2. What did Arturo do after finding Eddie's dead body?

3. What does Alphonse leave at the scene of Linda's murder?

4. How many years has it been since Diz and Jane were divorced?

5. Who is the Drug Enforcement Agency agent who meets with Abe regarding the drug deal?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Dismas finally know who had made the 911 call reporting Eddie's death?

2. What is revealed about Arturo Cruz and his knowledge about Eddie Cochran in Chapter 17?

3. Why is Abe Glitsky intrigued to meet with Father Cavanaugh in Chapter 21?

4. What might the death of Eddie Cochran teach Dismas about coming to terms with the death of his own infant son?

5. How is Steven beginning to recover and what is his relationship with his parents now?

6. What does Arturo Cruz tell Dismas about the night Eddie died and how can he prove that he did not kill him?

7. What surprises Abe when he meets Father Cavanaugh?

8. How does the Drug Enforcement Agency or DEA view the case of Eddie's death?

9. What were Arturo Cruz' reasons for lying to the police about his knowledge of Eddie's death?

10. What feeling does Dismas get that Eddie's death has not been related to a drug deal or trouble at work?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Lescroarts is a master at dramatic devices. Choose an example of symbolism, metaphors, and irony, briefly describe them and identify the technique which they embody.

Essay Topic 3

Describe Pico. What is his role in the story? What was the author trying to accomplish by creating Pico's character in the novel?

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