'F' Is for Fugitive: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Kinsey goes for a run when she gets home from her first meeting with Royce. Where does she run?

2. What does Bailey's lawyer tell Kinsey when she runs into him at the courthouse?

3. Kinsey goes to visit Shana, who takes a shower. What does Kinsey do while Shana is in the shower?

4. After the men escaped from the courtroom, what happened to them?

5. What does Shana say about the money Bailey and Tap had acquired through their criminal activity?

Short Essay Questions

1. After Ori's death, Kinsey goes to Shana's apartment. What does she find outside and what information does this object tell her?

2. At the beginning of Chapter 21, Kinsey phones both Shana and Dr. Dunne's office. What does she want to know? Is she successful?

3. Why does Kinsey head to the Eucalyptus Mineral Springs spa after she obtains Jean's birth certificate from the courthouse? What happens there?

4. Kinsey heads to San Luis Obispo. Who does she go to see there? How is she received at his office? What surprising detail does he tell her at the end of their visit?

5. What is the reaction of the spouse of the person who attacked Kinsey at the spa? What is the name of this person and what do they tell Kinsey about Jean Timberlake?

6. What happens at the end of Chapter 24 that sends Kinsey racing back to the motel?

7. While at the high school, who does Kinsey talk to and what is the result?

8. After returning from her visit with Shana, Kinsey has dinner with the Fowlers. What dramatic events happen?

9. After Kinsey returns home from her first meeting with Royce Fowler, what does she do to find out more about Bailey Fowler and Jean Timberlake? What does she learn about Bailey?

10. Kinsey races back to the motel even though she can hear police sirens and she is pretty sure they are looking for her. When she gets there, what two things does she notice? What does she also finally realize?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What does authenticity mean when it it is applied to the writing of fiction? What must be made authentic in the genre of mystery novel writing? Give four examples of specific topics or events that the author has made authentic in F is for Fugitive.

Essay Topic 2

Tone refers to the attitude of the narrator of a work. Through Kinsey, as the narrator of F is for Fugitive, what is the author's tone at different stages of the book? Explain the tone, with examples:

(1) At the beginning of the book, when Kinsey takes on the Fowler/Timberlake case

(2) When Kinsey is doing the groundwork of her investigation

(3) When Kinsey is coming up against obstacles in her investigation

(4) When Kinsey gets the answers she needs to solve the case.

Essay Topic 3

The resolution of a story is the wrapping up of details and often the aftermath of the climactic events. Why was Kinsey's report included at the end of the book as an Epilogue? Do you believe this added to the themes of truth and justice? As a reader, how did you respond to the report?

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