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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who Is Teresa in the most recent version of his play?
(a) A sickly dog.
(b) A young and beautiful woman.
(c) A vengeful spinster.
(d) A middle-aged woman who cares for her father.
2. What is Mr. Isaac's occupation?
(a) A math teacher.
(b) A guidance counselor.
(c) A school principal.
(d) A history teacher.
3. On what day of the week do Bev and David load the car with the dead dogs?
4. When David goes back to the Eastern Cape where Lucy is, what excuse does he make up for being there?
(a) He says he has to talk to Bev.
(b) He says he left his work projects at Lucy's house.
(c) He says he has a business proposition for Bill Shaw.
(d) He says he has a job interview in the area.
5. To whom does David write a letter about the attack on the farm?
(a) The university.
(c) Mr. Isaacs.
(d) The police.
Short Answer Questions
1. When David comes to the farm to visit, where does he propose that Lucy go for a rest?
2. Who or what is it that particularly enjoys David's new past time?
3. What does David ask Mr. Isaac for?
4. When David is back in Cape Town, he calls Bev to find out how Lucy is doing. What question does David ask Bev about Lucy that she evades?
5. What kind of car did David have that was stolen on the evening of the attack?
Short Essay Questions
1. How might one interpret Elaine Winter's treatment of David at the grocery store?
2. When David rhetorically asks, "Against this new Petrus, what chance does Lucy stand?" what is his implied answer?
3. When David brings in his dog to Bev, the description is, "Bearing him in his arms like a lamb. . ." What does this image evoke?
4. Is David disappointed in himself by his agreement to meet Bev at the clinic for a tryst?
5. The description of Teresa in the last chapter is, "She wants to be rescued--from the pain, from the summer heat, from the Villa Gamba, from her father's bad temper, from everything." This is about David's fictional character, but fiction is based upon what writers know. Does this description hint at David or Lucy's need for respite?
6. What does David's description of Desiree suggest?
7. What does David make of Lucy's claim that she only went to the police after the attack for insurance purposes?
8. Do Petrus's responses to David's rage about the assault seem truly suspicious or might the reader be judging them through David's lens?
9. What has Lucy's banjo become for David?
10. How is David's remark "If she [Bev] is poor, he is bankrupt," that concludes this chapter revealing?
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