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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. Which of the following does not describe Roarke's past history?
2. What does Eve ask Leonardo at the end of Chapter 1?
3. What does Casto invite Eve to do with him in Chapter 5?
4. What does the fact that Dickie Berenski's computer is unable to identify one of the components of the drug found in Boomer's room indicate about that component?
5. With whom did Justin Young attend the party at Pandora's house on the night of Pandora's murder?
Short Essay Questions
1. What prompts Eve to make an appointment with the police psychologist?
2. What conflict does Eve experience regarding Mavis while investigating Pandora's murder?
3. What is the function of the droid Eve encounters at Boomer's flophouse at the beginning of Chapter 3?
4. Why does Roarke have such a state of the art gym?
5. What is the history of Roarke's relationship with Summerset?
6. Explain how Eve uses physical and scientific evidence to corroborate eyewitness testimony.
7. What do Eve and her fiance Roarke have in common?
8. How does Eve's session with Dr. Mira leave Eve feeling at the beginning of Chapter 10?
9. When Eve and Peabody investigate Boomer's flophouse in Chapter 3, what do they find under his mattress and how does Eve believe this discovery relates to Boomer's murder?
10. Why does Eve have to treat Mavis with more aggression than a usual suspect?
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
Discuss the concept of gender role in Immortal in Death. Give examples of how at least three of the following characters exhibit typical or atypical gender role behavior for the era in which the novel is set: Crack, Eve, Leonardo, and Mavis. What do you think the author is trying to say about gender role in 2058 society through these characters? Is she also perhaps trying to say something about gender role in present day society? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Although this novel is primarily a mystery, it contains a romance subplot and a subplot about the heroine's struggle to deal with the memories of the abuse she suffered as a child, and a subplot about the heroine's friendship with Mavis. Discuss how each of the subplots relate to the main plot and how they deepen the characterization of the heroine and depict her growth throughout the course of the novel. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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