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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 word does Bekker use to describe his relationship with Stephanie?
2. What is the last name Lucas is told to use?
3. What strange thing does Bekker do after Lucas leaves the house?
4. What distinctive characteristic of the killer's is reported to Lucas?
5. What's the name of the man running the show at the cabin?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss the phone call Lucas receives regarding Sarah. What is the problem? What is the outcome of the call?
2. What is Bekker's next step in his plan involving Cassie and Druze?
3. What factors confirm Lucas' thoughts that George is not Loverboy?
4. What alerts Lucas and Del to a possible problem with Cassie? What does Lucas find at the apartment?
5. What is the general opinion about George's disappearance? What does Lucas think about the development?
6. What is the next step that takes place with Cassie and Lucas? What does Lucas learn bout Cassie's history?
7. What is Lucas' next move regarding Bekker?
8. List at least two more clues that tie Druze to the Bekker homicide.
9. What strange question does Bekker ask Lucas? What about the question gives a clue to Bekker's part in the case?
10. What information is leaked to the media? Who is the leak?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Initially the local police do not seem to be thrilled by Davenport's arrival at the cabin crime scene. How does the sheriff's deputy treat Davenport at first? Who is in charge of the investigation? How did he react to Davenport's involvement in the case? How does the FBI fit into the case? Discuss in detail the duties and jurisdiction of the FBI, the BCA, and the local police. What is the relationship between the agencies? Is the relationship different on paper than it is when the teams work together? Explain. How did the feds help or hinder the Iceman case?
Essay Topic 2
Write a short story from the point of Jennifer regarding her first meeting with Davenport. How did the pair become friends and eventually lovers? Does the couple have anything in common at all? If so, what? How does Jennifer adjust her professional life in regards to Lucas' work? How has the life of each character changed since they met? Why did the couple separate? What was Lucas' reaction to the separation? Is it possible, in Jennifer's mind, to rekindle the relationship? If so, where might it go from here?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the characters, plots, settings, and outcomes of the stories woven into "Eyes of Prey." Use the scenarios in another one of Sandford's series of books for comparison. How do the story lines differ? What is the conclusion of each story? Which lead character did you like better? Explain.
Discuss Sandford's use of Minnesota for the setting in the Lucas Davenport series. Why do you think Sandford chose Minnesota? How accurate do you think the setting is in regards to the real location? What areas are most commonly referenced in the story? What other location might have worked as well, if not better, than Minnesota? What is unique about the setting? What regionalisms are exhibited by Davenport and the rest of the characters? Explain.
Davenport is well known as a successful video game inventor. Discuss how Davenport got into the business. What was the original idea? How are video games developed? What kinds of games are Davenport's specialty? Is it expensive to develop a game? Where does Davenport do his work? Who helps Davenport test the games? How do you think the video game business affects Davenport's police work? Do you think Davenport will stay with the business as well as the police force? If not, which job will he quit?
Davenport is often viewed as a rogue cop, one who does not play by the book. Discuss this behavior. How is Davenport's method helpful to his work? How might it hinder or jeopardize an investigation? How do Davenport's colleagues feel about his behavior? Is Davenport viewed as an asset or liability by his commander? What kind of reprimands might Davenport receive for his unusual methods? Does Daniel know about Davenport's antics? Explain.
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