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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 do the letters ask of Dr. Summer?
2. Where is Hatter kept at the Reformatory?
3. What does Dr. Summer bring with him when he returns to the Reformatory?
4. How does Dr. Summer describe the way Hatter is kept?
5. Why does Dr. Summer withdraw his offer to stay and help Hatter?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Dr. Summer react to the small piece of history that Hatter shares with him on Christmas Eve?
2. Why does Dr. Levering decide it would be good for Hatter to eat lunch in the cafeteria? What happens?
3. Why has Dr. Levering called Dr. Summer to the State Reformatory? What problem does this pose?
4. Why is Hatter tied up and kept next to the body of a crushed girl? How does this make Dr. Summer feel?
5. How does Dr. Summer react to Hatter's death?
6. How do the administrators react to the attack on Hatter? How does Dr. Summer react?
7. How did Rhinehart find herself at the Reformatory?
8. What misunderstanding do Rhinehart and Dr. Summer have at the end of their dinner in Rhinehart's apartment?
9. What evidence does Dr. Summer have that Hatter has been sexually abused? Based on what you have read in the book, is it reasonable to think Claude is the culprit?
10. Why does Dr. Summer choose to leave the Reformatory?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the story Rhinehart tells Hatter in the infirmary and the ritual that Dr. Summer and Rhinehart perform with Hatter?
Essay Topic 2
What drives Dr. Summer to return to the Reformatory to help Hatter? What is his plan?
Essay Topic 3
There are two blatantly prejudice comments made by Rhinehart to Dr. Summer in regards to Hatter that Dr. Summer takes offense to, but Rhinehart does not realize are offensive. What are those comments? How do these comments help the author develop the theme of prejudice?
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