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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. In broad terms, what is this story about?
2. What does Dr. Summer do in Hatter's cell while she sleeps?
3. Where does Dr. Summer meet Hatter?
4. Who summons Mango to help Dr. Summer settle into his new cottage?
5. Why does Dr. Summer travel to Albuquerque?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dr. Summer do to try to improve Hatter's life in the Reformatory?
2. Where does Dr. Summer find Hatter the night he spends the day with Mango? Why? How does Dr. Summer react?
3. How does Hatter feel about Dr. Summer's rescue?
4. What does Dr. Summer consider a breakthrough with Hatter? Why?
5. What evidence does the reader have that Hatter Fox is clever and strong? Is there evidence that she is criminal and hopeless?
6. What kind of success do Rhinehart, Dr. Summer, and Hatter have in the infirmary? Why?
7. What story does Dr. Summer tell Rhinehart in the infirmary? Why is it important?
8. How does Dr. Summer first meet Hatter? What is she doing?
9. What misunderstanding do Rhinehart and Dr. Summer have at the end of their dinner in Rhinehart's apartment?
10. What is waiting for Dr. Summer when he arrives back home from recovering at his friend's house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
How does the author demonstrate how Hatter must feel being alone in solitary confinement all the time? What techniques and characters does he use?
Essay Topic 3
What risks are there by Dr. Summer taking Hatter out of the Reformatory for the day? Based on what you have read in the book so far, is he making a wise choice? Support your answer with facts from the book.
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