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Death of a Red Heroine Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Qiu Xiaolong
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of accent did the man who called Guan on her last night alive have?



2. How does Zhang feel about Chen?



3. What meal do Chen and Wang have together in Chapter 11?



4. What is Wang Feng's profession?



5. What do Wang and Chen discuss over their meal in Chapter 11?



Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Lai Guojun, and why did his relationship with Guan change?



2. What information does Peiqin pass on to Chen from Yu at the Karaoke party?



3. What type of character is Chief Inspector Chen introduced as?



4. What is Party Secretary Li Guoha's relationship to Chen, and what evidence is there of this relationship in Chapter 4?



5. How does the murder victim's profession change the whole tone of the investigation?



6. Who is Bao Guozhang, and how does he help Chen?



7. Who is Peiqin, and what are her thoughts on the the case?



8. How can the era that "Death of a Red Heroine" is set in be described?



9. Describe the situation when Chen meets Xie.



10. What happens in Chen's meeting with Director Yao of the Party Discipline Committee?



Essay Topics

Discuss the tone and mood (separately) of "Death of a Red Heroine", at what point(s) they change, how they change, and why.

Chen has a romantic relationship with two different women throughout "Death of a Red Heroine". Compare and contrast Wang and Ling and their influence on Chen. Did he feel the same about both women? What did they offer him, and what did he offer them?

There were many cases of things not being what they initially seemed. Select three examples from the book of things that, after learning a bit more, were very different from what they initially portrayed. Why might the author have presented information in this manner?

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