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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 statements does not describe Crack, the owner of the club Eve visits at the beginning of Chapter 11?
2. About what does Crack tease Eve?
3. With whom is Peabody becoming romantically involved as a result of investigating Boomer's murder?
4. What does the AutoChef in Roarke's car serve Eve at the beginning of Chapter 17?
5. Where is Eve's girls' bachelor party held?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. How does Eve's relationship with Summerset change in Chapter 12?
3. What clears Mavis of murder charges in Chapter 16?
4. What is Roarke's reaction to Casto when meeting him and how does his opinion of Casto compare to Eve's?
5. Why is Eve suspicious of Paul Redford and desirous of interrogating him a second time in Chapter 14?
6. Why doesn't Eve charge Jerry with Pandora's murder once Jerry admits to hating Pandora and wanting her dead?
7. Why does Eve agree to a makeover?
8. Why does Eve deliberately provoke Jerry Fitzgerald into assaulting her with a glass of champagne?
9. How is Eve able to fight off Pandora's killer and keep from becoming another of his victims after being drugged?
10. Why does Eve go to the media about Pandora's murder and why does she go to Nadine Furst?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Casto is the antagonist of the novel and Eve is the protagonist of the novel. What character flaws and strengths do you see in each character? How do these flaws and strengths help or hinder the characters in their relationships throughout the course of the novel and in their homicide investigations? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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