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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 wants Stephanie to find out about Fred?
2. To whom does Stephanie take a plate of food?
3. Where does Stephanie learn her uncle spends time?
4. What does Stephanie learn at RGC?
5. How much money does Fred dispute with a service company?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Stephanie and Lula attempt to bring in Briggs again and what might this suggest about Stephanie's ultimate success as a bounty hunter?
2. What happens when Stephanie and Ranger go running in the morning and why do you think it happens?
3. What are the photos Mabel show Stephanie and what do you think it might foreshadow?
4. Why is Stehanie's income uncertain and she must be good at what she does?
5. What was Fred doing on the day he goes missing?
6. How does Stephanie get injured in the aftermath of the redecorating project and do you think she will not participate in any more such projects?
7. How does Stephanie seem to comfort herself when she is feeling off?
8. What is the implication that Fred took pictures of the body with a disposable camera?
9. Why is Fred in a dispute with the garbage company and does it seem like something an average person would bother with?
10. Why does Larry Lipinski commit suicide and is the suicide perhaps suspicious?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following to discuss:
1. Compare/contrast Joe Morelli to Ranger.
2. Compare/contrast the relationship of Joe to Stephanie to that of Ranger to Stephanie.
3. Compare/contrast the type of "community" in which Stephanie lives to your own.
Essay Topic 2
In any detective novel, there are clues that point both to the real criminal(s) versus those that are designed to mislead the readers in order to add suspense. Discuss one of the following:
1. Trace and analyze five clues that are designed to let the astute reader figure out who is the criminal(s).
2. Trace and analyze five clues that are designed to mislead even the astute reader in figuring out who is the criminal(s).
3. Do you enjoy being mislead in a mystery/suspense novel? Why or why not.
Essay Topic 3
Many times after reading a novel, a reader will think it is either a great story or not that good. Part of this evaluation is quite subjective, but part can be traced to some characteristics that exist in most successful or unsuccessful novels. Discuss the following:
1. Articulate and analyze three reasons you think High Five is either successful or not successful.
2. What are some of the things you look for in a novel that make you enjoy the novel? Explain with examples.
3. If you were having a chat with Evanovich and she asks you about your experience reading High Five, what would you tell her.
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