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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 sleeping on Cross' sun porch?
2. How many New York City police officers greet the President at the airport?
3. What assumption does Cross make from the phone call that the President receives?
4. To which group does Jack's old friend belong?
5. What is on the new suspect's bed when investigators go to his house?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the President decide to honor all of his scheduled appearances? Is this vanity or valor, and why?
2. Why is the general's son a threat to Jack?
3. Why does the Truth School killer have abandonment issues?
4. Where is Roosevelt Military Academy located? Name two reasons it is important to this novel.
5. Explain the plan that Jack will use to kill the President.
6. Why does the Secret Service continue moving the President through the tunnel against the investigator's advice?
7. What do investigators discover when they go to the message board subscriber's home? What does their finding imply?
8. What is unusual about Jill's phone call to the President?
9. Why do investigators first assume that Hawkins missed his true target in the Kennedy Center?
10. Discuss when the investigator realizes the plan and his reaction.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the difference between static and dynamic characters. Identify the static and dynamic characters of this novel and explain how each of them fit the category to which you have assigned them.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the tone of Jack and Jill. How does the author reveal the tone, and from whose point of view? Is the tone consistent throughout the book or does it seem to fluctuate? Include examples from the story with your discussion.
Essay Topic 3
What is a motif in literature? After defining the term, select a motif from Jack and Jill and discuss it in detail.
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