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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. When Vaughn arrives, for what does he ask?
2. At the party, how is Margery dressed?
3. At four, what does Spenser do?
4. Croft eventually says that Vic stays where sometimes?
5. Spenser drives about a hundred yards past Vic's road and does what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens at the Odds' End bar?
2. Why was Maguire at the house? What is Margery's response when asked if she knows of anyone who would want to kill Maguire?
3. What happens when Spenser follows Vic?
4. What does Spenser learn at the Harbor Health Club?
5. What happens when Spenser arrives at Vic's?
6. What does Margery discover in a package? What does Spenser have to say about this?
7. What happens when Spenser follows Vic to a motel?
8. What information does Dolly give Spenser?
9. How is Margery dressed at the party?
10. What happens the next day when Spenser goes to Vic's home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Spenser brings the Bartletts to find their son.
Part 1) How do the parents react when they see Vic and Kevin?
Part 2) Why does Roger want to fight Vic alone? What does this reveal about his character?
Part 3) Does Kevin react the way his father would hope? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Margery is known to "screw around."
Part 1) How is this hinted at early in the book?
Part 2) How does her behavior affect her family? Why might she act this way?
Part 3) Will she change now that her son has been returned? Why or why not? Use the text to support your response.
Essay Topic 3
Spenser speaks with two school employees who know Kevin.
Part 1) Describe these two people. What information does he learn from each?
Part 2) What does this interaction reveal about each of these two people?
Part 3) What clues into Kevin's life and into reason behind the kidnapping do these meetings give Spenser?
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