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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 Lauren allowed to take with her when Nick throws her out of the office building?
2. What does Lauren change on the bids before giving them to Philip?
3. Which of the following does NOT describe Rossi and his project?
4. What is the only information about Nick that Lauren gives Philip?
5. What is Jim's relationship with Ericka?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Philip try to blackmail Lauren into spying for him?
2. How does Jim come to Lauren's aid when Nick begins making advances again?
3. What threatens to ruin the relationship between Nick and Lauren?
4. How does Tony prove to be Lauren's only friend at this point?
5. What keeps Lauren from giving in to Nick's charms and what does she demand of Nick?
6. How do Nick's advances provide insight into his personality?
7. What action does Nick have his attorneys take regarding Lauren?
8. How does the author create tension in the story at this point?
9. What does Lauren do when Nick shows up at her home and attempts to seduce her again?
10. What two pieces of information does Nick's lawyer reveal about Lauren?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
DOUBLE STANDARDS is a classic story of a character remaining true to her code. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Nick. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 3
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Nick and Lauren. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
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