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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. Alex's residence is located where?
2. Who is the freelance writer who is working on an article about Alex?
3. After the dinner ends Jed says that he's going where?
4. What does Alex want to do instead of going with Jed?
5. Isabella's most recent boyfriend worked with her on what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Jed.
2. Describe Mrs. Zalina.
3. How did Isabella meet Jed?
4. How does Alex reveal her independence to police officers on the island?
5. Describe Richard.
6. What is Alex's love story about the island?
7. Describe Anderson.
8. What is the thin line that Alex talks about in relation to Isabella?
9. What does Alex learn when she gets to the crime scene at the house?
10. What is the plan that Mike and Alex have for investigating at the house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Alex's motivation and reasons for paying close attention to the letters. What do they reveal about the murderer?
Essay Topic 2
Both Alex and Mike are important characters.
Part 1) Compare Alex to Mike. How are these two characters similar and how are they different?
Part 2) What psychological purpose or insight does Alex offer? Elaborate on this.
Part 3) Alex offers to examine the past of the murder suspects. What is implied in this decision and how does it reveal that the murder motive is connected to the past of the murderer and not the present circumstances alone?
Essay Topic 3
Ellen and Isabella are two intriguing characters.
Part 1) What is their relationship? How do they co-exist and how do they interact? What is similar about them and what is different?
Part 2) What are some events upon which Ellen had a direct influence? What are some events upon which Isabella had a direct influence?
Part 3) Which character offers support to the group? Which one is stronger and why?
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