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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. Who is the owner of the home Frank is showing to the Markhams?
2. Where is the new house listing that Frank wants to show the Markhams?
3. Why do the Markhams balk at the idea of renting Frank's house?
4. What does Frank think of as he lies in the motel room?
5. Ann tells Frank that Paul flipped out and hit Charley with ____________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Frank offer up one of his rental properties to the Markhams?
2. How does Frank's indecisiveness affect any reconciliation with his ex-wife?
3. How does Frank get into the real estate business?
4. Why does Frank resent the lower class tourists in the area?
5. Who is Sally Caldwell and how did Frank meet her?
6. Waht was the nature of Frank's relationship with Clair?
7. Explain the beginning of Frank's Existence Period.
8. Why did the Markhams choose to relocate to Haddam?
9. What is Joe's state of mind regarding his ability to make decisions properly right now?
10. How did Frank help Karl out of his problem at the restaurant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Frank intends to speak to Paul about the Declaration of Independence and Emerson's SELF-RELIANCE during this weekend. Explain what Frank intends to glean from these documents that might be applicable for Paul. Is Frank hiding behind these documents because he truly believes them or because he cannot find his own words?
Essay Topic 2
What is Frank's relationship with Sally at the beginning of the book? What is the state of their relationship at the end of the book? Do you think Sally really loves Frank? Do you think Frank loves Sally? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Frank seems to really enjoy the Fourth of July holiday. Explain what the holiday encompasses for most people. What does it mean for Frank? What does it mean for Sally?
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