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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 Alex NOT distracted by?
2. Who has to be in court the following morning?
3. Alex tries to read what but has trouble concentrating?
4. What does Jed do for a living?
5. What was Isabella wearing when she died?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Alex work as a prosecutor?
2. What is the importance of the game of Jeopardy?
3. What did Isabella intend to do on Martha's Vineyard?
4. Describe Anderson.
5. Describe Richard.
6. What discovery do Alex and Mike make when they go to the island?
7. Describe Alex.
8. Describe Mike.
9. Describe Ellen.
10. Why is Alex surprised to see a man in her office?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Ellen. What is her role in the story? What is the author trying to accomplish by creating Ellen's character in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 3
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of betrayal. Identify at least two themes about betrayal in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
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