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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. Isabella's most recent boyfriend is named what?
2. Who is the police ofﬁcer working on the case of a serial rapist?
3. Who has to be in court the following morning?
4. What is Alex NOT distracted by?
5. Who is Alex's boss?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Alex's residence on the island and how to get there.
2. What is the plan that Mike and Alex have for investigating at the house?
3. Describe Anderson.
4. Why does Richard come to see Alex?
5. What do the police think of Isabella's murder initially?
6. What did Isabella say that Alex now regrets not taking seriously?
7. Describe Alex's first interview with Ellen.
8. Describe Richard.
9. Describe Mike.
10. What is the thin line that Alex talks about in relation to Isabella?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Alex. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the detecting techniques of the four sleuths of Alex, Mike, Paul, and David; cover how they each approach the murder and whether their intuitions are correct. Who actually solves the murders and how?
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