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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 is the Montecito?
2. Which of the following statements does not describe what Marlowe sees inside the Montecito?
3. What does Lieutenant Randall accuse Marlowe of stealing?
4. Who pulls a gun on Marlowe in Chapter 39?
5. What shape is the room into which Mrs. Amthor conducts Marlowe in Chapter 21?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 41, why does Marlowe think Mrs. Grayle has done her much-older husband a favor by dying the way she does?
2. What does Marlowe learn about Anne Riordan's finances in Chapter 28?
3. What does the fact that the two rough-looking characters tending to Marlowe in Chapter 23 and 24 are policeman indicate about the Bay City police force?
4. In Chapter 33, what explanation does Sergeant Galbraith give for putting Marlowe into Sonderborg's hospital?
5. What lie does Jules Amthor tell the two policeman about Marlowe in Chapter 23, and what does the lie result in for Marlowe?
6. In what ways is Marlowe's relationship with Lieutenant Randall a successful collaboration with the police?
7. In Chapter 25, what evidence indicates to Marlowe that he has been drugged?
8. Describe Marlowe's interactions with the hot dog vendor in Chapter 34 and what information Marlowe hopes to obtain from the vendor.
9. Explain the lie in which Mrs. Morrison is caught in Chapter 30 and how that lie affects her credibility.
10. How does Marlowe escape from his locked room in Chapter 26?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the depiction of women in Farewell My Lovely. Are women in positions of leadership in the novel? What characteristics are ascribed to women in the novel? Do the men in the novel treat the women as equals, or do they try to dominate them? How does the treatment of women in the 1940's world of the novel change any from what it is in the present day? Cite at least three examples from the text to support your conclusions.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the following secondary characters in the novel: Second Planting, Dr. Sonderberg, and Lindsay Marriott. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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