Faithful Place Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Tana French
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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. How often does Frank see Holly?

2. What is Frank Mackey doing in the Prologue?

3. Why does Frank park far away from his family home?

4. Why does Frank start searching the neighborhood?

5. Who was the fight between that the siblings recall?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who does Frank visit and what does he learn?

2. What does Holly say to her father about Dermot?

3. What does Shay say about his job and his future plans?

4. What do Frank and Scorcher talk about when they go to a local pub?

5. What does Frank's family speculate about the suitcase, and how does Shay sum up the speculation?

6. Where does Frank convince Kevin to go with him and what do they find?

7. Who has left a frantic message on Frank's phone and what is the message?

8. What thoughts go through Frank's mind about Rosie's suitcase?

9. What does the Technical Bureau find in the basement at number 16?

10. What does Frank discuss with Kevin and what is Kevin's input?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:

1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?

2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as "Faithful Place" help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading "Faithful Place"? Why or why not.

3. Choose one specific incident in "Faithful Place" to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.

Essay Topic 2

Characters are an important part of what makes "Faithful Place" interesting. Discuss the following:

1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Frank. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Shay. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Kevin. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

Essay Topic 3

Faithful Place belongs to the mystery drama genre. Discuss the following:

1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to the mystery drama genre.

2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre and two reasons it might be disadvantageous to label a text by genre.

3. What do you think is the difference between a detective novel and a mystery drama novel?

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