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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 real name of the big cop who escorts Marlowe out of Jules Amthor's house and to whom Marlowe assigns a nickname?
2. Which police officer does Marlowe tell John Wax he wants to use as muscle?
3. Where does Marlowe find a gun in Chapter 27?
4. At the end of Chapter 28, where does Anne suggest that Marlowe get some sleep?
5. Who is the beak-nosed man who questions Marlowe about Red in Chapter 35?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Marlowe taking a ride in another large dark-colored sedan in Chapter 21 foreshadow?
2. What does the pink and black bug, whose progress Marlowe tracks in Chapter 31, indicate about Marlowe and his life?
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. Discuss Marlowe's encounter with Dr. Sonderborg in Chapter 27 and what it indicates about Dr. Sonderborg's legitimacy as a physician.
5. What evidence implicates Moose Malloy in Jessie Florian's murder?
6. In Chapter 33, what explanation does Sergeant Galbraith give for putting Marlowe into Sonderborg's hospital?
7. Why does Marlowe leave a message for Moose Malloy with Laird Brunette in Chapter 38?
8. What does the fact that Marlowe goes to Anne Riordan's home after he escapes form Dr. Sonderborg's sanitarium indicate about his relationship with Anne?
9. Explain how Red manages to get Marlowe onto the Montecito in Chapter 37.
10. In what ways is Marlowe's relationship with Lieutenant Randall a successful collaboration with the police?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Farewell My Lovely contains a number of instances of irony. Cite at least three examples of irony in the novel and discuss what you think the author intends to convey with each example.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the depiction of African American characters and the concept of racism in the novel Farewell My Lovely. What stereotypes do you see in the novel's depiction of minority characters? Is the depiction appropriate for the 1940's era in which the novel is set? How does the depiction of the Indian character, Second Planting, compare with the depiction of African American characters? Cite 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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