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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When did Smith leave the rundown hotel in Las Vegas?
2. How many people witnessed the executions of Hickock and Smith?
3. What type of weather was occurring as Hickock and Smith were brought back to Garden City?
4. Who work together to interview Hickock in the Las Vegas jail?
5. How did Floyd know the Clutters?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the major themes from this book. Write an essay describing the theme. Include supporting details from the text which show how this theme is developed throughout the book.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the problem or main conflict existing for Smith within this book. Explain in detail how this conflict was or was not resolved.
Essay Topic 3
Capote often claimed in interviews that he had perfect recall. Write an essay on the idea of perfect recall. Do you believe it exists? Do you believe Capote had perfect recall? Why or why not.
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