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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. What is the one thing that Keyes cannot understand?
2. Why had Mr. Sanchetti suspected Phyllis was up to something the night his car was stolen?
3. Who was apprehended for trying to get Walter out of Mr. Sanchetti's car?
4. What does Walter do with the information Lola shared with him?
5. How did Lola's mother die?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information about Sachetti does Walter learn from Lola?
2. What reinforces Lola's love for Sachetti?
3. What are the preliminary investigative results about the case?
4. What is the symbolism of the moon at the end of the story?
5. What surprising information does Walter get from reading the newspaper account of his accident?
6. What happens after Walter wakes up in the hospital?
7. Why does Walter's secretary, Nettie, call him at home that morning?
8. What suspicious information does Lola give to Walter?
9. What do Walter and Phyllis do after they realize that their fate is sealed?
10. What is Keyes' position on the accident?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This story is built on a thread of tension for dramatic effect. Cite three examples from the book in which the author puts the characters in almost unbearably tense situations.
Essay Topic 2
The author provides no real history or personal information on Walter. reate a personal history, bio and a glimpse into Walter's lifestyle at the time he met Phyllis.
Essay Topic 3
Describe Keyes. What is his role in Walter's life? What is his role in the book overall?
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