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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 does Dr. Summer tell Hatter before leaving?
2. What does Dr. Summer see when he looks up from the floor?
3. What does Dr. Summer encounter before he finds the psychiatrists office?
4. In broad terms, what is this story about?
5. From whose perspective is this story written?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dr. Summer do when he visits Hatter in her cell at the Reformatory? Why is this surprising?
2. What evidence does the reader have that Hatter Fox is clever and strong? Is there evidence that she is criminal and hopeless?
3. What does Dr. Summer see outside of Dr. Levering's window? How does he react?
4. What kind of success do Rhinehart, Dr. Summer, and Hatter have in the infirmary? Why?
5. Why is Dr. Summer surprised at what happens after Hatter's screaming fit?
6. How did Rhinehart find herself at the Reformatory?
7. How does Hatter surprise Dr. Summer the night he returns to the reformatory? How does Dr. Summer feel about the occurrence?
8. How does Dr. Summer react to Hatter's death?
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. How is Dr. Summer able to relate to Hatter better than anyone else is?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Hatter's death at the end of the book impact Dr. Summer? Based on the progression of both characters through the book, is this reaction a surprise? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
What thought process does Dr. Summer go through when ultimately deciding to return to the Reformatory? Is it a surprise that he makes this decision? Why or why not? Use examples from the story and his character in your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the moment when Dr. Summer feels that Hatter is trying to communicate with him for the first time. Why does Dr. Summer feel that way? As the reader, do you see the same thing Dr. Summer sees? Why or why not?
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