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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. Which of the following statements does not describe what Marlowe sees as he approaches Jessie Florian's home?
2. What color is Anne Riordan's hair?
3. How long has Mike Florian been dead at the beginning of Chapter 5?
4. Where does Marlowe find Anne Riordan at the beginning of Chapter 13?
5. As the novel opens, who is Marlowe trying to find?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Marlowe visit Jessie Florian in Chapter 5?
2. Describe Marlowe's interactions with the hot dog vendor in Chapter 34 and what information Marlowe hopes to obtain from the vendor.
3. In Chapter 41, why does Marlowe think Mrs. Grayle has done her much-older husband a favor by dying the way she does?
4. What evidence implicates Moose Malloy in Jessie Florian's murder?
5. What reasons does Sergeant Galbraith give Marlowe in Chapter 33 for police corruption?
6. Who murders Moose Malloy in Chapter 39, and what is the motivation for the killing?
7. What does Marlowe learn in Chapter 31 about Jules Amthor and his wife, Second Planting, and Dr. Sonderborg?
8. In Chapter 25, what evidence indicates to Marlowe that he has been drugged?
9. In Chapter 37, Red asks more than once if he may accompany Marlowe onto the Montecito, but Marlowe says that he prefers to do this alone. Discuss another example of Marlowe's desire to do things on his own and remain a loner in the novel.
10. What does Marlowe find hidden inside Lindsay Marlowe's cigarettes, and what does he think the hidden items indicate?
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the antagonists Philip Marlowe faces in the novel: Moose Malloy, Jules Amthor, Dr. Sonderberg, and Velma Valento/Mrs. Grayle.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast any three female characters in Farewell My Lovely. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
In Farewell My Lovely, both Lindsay Marriott and Jules Amthor prey on wealthy women. Compare and contrast these two con artists. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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