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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 what year is Immortal in Death set?

2. How does Eve identify Pandora's body?

3. Why has Mavis come to Leonardo's apartment in Chapter 4?

4. Who provides the best defense team in the country for Mavis?

5. What kind of sandwich does Feeney order at Club Zigzag?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Eve's relationship with Commander Whitney foreshadow the conflict she encounters while investigating Pandora's murder in Chapter 5?

2. How does Jerry become addicted to Immortality?

3. Why does Eve think she should be arrested for murder in Chapter 13 and what does Dr. Mira help her to realize about the killing that so distresses her?

4. Explain how Eve uses physical and scientific evidence to corroborate eyewitness testimony.

5. What is Roarke's reaction to Casto when meeting him and how does his opinion of Casto compare to Eve's?

6. What does Jerry Fitzgerald's blue health drink contain and how does this ingredient relate to Pandora's murder?

7. How has Eve's relationship with her superior officer, Commander Whitney, changed since Eve's last case?

8. What does the fact that Eve shares information about the disc with the formula of the drug on it with Commander Whitney but not with Lieutenant Casto indicate about her relationship with each man?

9. Describe the futuristic world in which Immortal in Death is set.

10. Why is Mavis calm at breakfast in Chapter 8 despite the fact that a murder charge is hanging over her head?

Essay Topics

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 novel's theme of getting too personally involved in a situation. Include a discussion of the danger Eve faces of getting too personally involved in the investigation of Pandora's murder when her friend Mavis is charged with the crime, a discussion of how Commander Whitney got too personally involved in a previous case, and how Peabody becomes too personally involved with Casto during the murder investigation to see his true character. 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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