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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 expensive equipment do Eve and her partner find in Boomer's room?
2. Which of the following statements does not describe the pool area in Roarke's home?
3. What is Paul Redford's relationship to Pandora?
4. In Chapter 2, which fellow police officer does Eve ask to assist her with Boomer's murder case?
5. Which of the following is not an amenity found in Roarke's home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Mavis calm at breakfast in Chapter 8 despite the fact that a murder charge is hanging over her head?
2. What physical evidence implicates Mavis in Pandora's murder and makes it necessary for Eve to arrest her friend?
3. What does Jake Casto do in Chapter 9 to get Eve's cooperation in the murder case and why is Eve unwilling to fully trust Casto?
4. Describe the condition of Boomer's apartment when Eve and Peabody investigate it.
5. What is the history of Roarke's relationship with Summerset?
6. What evidence in Chapter 4 makes Mavis look guilty of murdering Pandora?
7. How does Eve's session with Dr. Mira leave Eve feeling at the beginning of Chapter 10?
8. Why does Eve have to treat Mavis with more aggression than a usual suspect?
9. Why does Eve think that Pandora's murder and Boomer's are linked?
10. What incidents in Chapter 2 show Eve's competence as a police officer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Eve feels intuitively during the novel that certain characters are innocent and that certain characters can't be trusted yet her intuition isn't something she can prove in a court of law. She needs physical evidence to prove the guilt or innocence of the suspects in the murder cases she investigates. Discuss the role of intuition and the role of science in Eve's homicide investigations. How do the two methods of approaching a case sometimes conflict with each other and how do they sometimes complement each other? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
Several murders and attempted murders occur in the novel. Discuss the theme of murder in the novel. What are the motivations for the murders and attempted murders? What theme(s) or lesson(s) do you think the author is trying to convey through these incidents? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
The idea of looking younger motivates characters in Immortal in Death to take the drug Immortality. Discuss the influence of the entertainment industry in which many of the characters of the novel are involved on their desire to look perpetually young and their willingness to take addictive and potentially fatal drugs in an attempt to do so. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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