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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. What assumption does Cross make from the phone call that the President receives?
2. What route does the President take to deliver his New York speech?
3. What decision does the President make, disregarding Cross' previous advice?
4. Who sees the killer at Cross' home?
5. Where is the President scheduled to speak during his New York visit?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss why Hawkins is so confident at Madison Square Garden.
2. How does the investigator arrange a situation in which he could take down the Truth School killer? Explain this reasoning.
3. Explain the plan that Jack will use to kill the President.
4. Why do investigators first assume that Hawkins missed his true target in the Kennedy Center?
5. Briefly discuss the marital problems between the Johnsons. Why are these problems important to this novel?
6. Why does the Truth School killer have abandonment issues?
7. Discuss when the investigator realizes the plan and his reaction.
8. What does the note on the President's flowers sent to him at the New York hotel say, and why is the note so alarming?
9. Why does the Secret Service continue moving the President through the tunnel against the investigator's advice?
10. Why does the Truth School killer want to talk with the investigator?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Name and define the five types of conflict. Which conflict prevailed in Jack and Jill? Could the conflict have been categorized as another type? If so, which and why? If not, defend your response.
Essay Topic 2
What is the difference between conflict and crisis in a novel? How are they similar? Relate the differences and similarities, specifically to Jack and Jill.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the genre of Jack and Jill and the sub-genre category under which the novel falls. Is there another genre the novel might also be classified as? Support your answers.
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