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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. Who gave Lovgren a ride into town?
2. What is the balding man's name?
3. Who does Wallander say he partly blames for the crimes?
4. For whom does Wallander buy a second bouquet of flowers?
5. What does Wallander confess to Mona over dinner?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Bjork angry about the car crash?
2. What new information do the police find out about Lovgren in this chapter?
3. Where does Wallander find Boden?
4. What does Ellen admit about Johannes in chapter fourteen?
5. What are the doorman's views on the case?
6. Describe Wallander's meeting with Anette?
7. What happens to Wallander's father in this chapter?
8. What does Wallander find out about Erik in this chapter?
9. What problems is the murder creating in Sweden?
10. How does Hannson think the Somalian died?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of Wallander's father's painting the same scene over and over again? How does it link to the main themes in the book?
Essay Topic 2
In what ways could Wallander be called a flawed character? Why is it important to the story and the series in general that Wallander is so imperfect?
Essay Topic 3
What are Wallander's flaws? Why has Mankell decided to make Wallander such a flawed person? What difference would it make to the story if he was not so flawed?
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