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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. Who is the woman that Abe hires as the family's housekeeper?
2. What does Mark realize when he arrives home one night and the house is quiet?
3. Who might the prosecution call to testify against Mark?
4. Who is Mark surprised to find in Christina's hospital room?
5. Who offers to serve as a character witness for Mark?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mark convince Wes to meet with him in person?
2. How are Wes and Sam at odds over Mark's criminal nature?
3. How does Wes' behavior with Mark show an almost naive bond of friendship?
4. How is Mark's madness evidenced in the scene in Christina's hospital room?
5. What does Archbishop Flaherty tell Wes regarding Mark's trial while they attend a charity event?
6. What makes the judge believe that Mark is working for a mistrial?
7. Explain why Mark's business is in trouble even though he was acquitted in the murder trial.
8. What is the impact of Michael Ross' testimony against Mark?
9. What information do Wes and Glitsky share with Christina to prove that Mark is a rapist and a murderer?
10. What information does Mark provide about not killing Sheila when he takes the stand?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of guilt. Identify at least two themes about guilt in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Mark Dooher. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Wes Farrels. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him at this point in his life?
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