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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 item does Abel wear that allows William to recognize him?
2. Who does Abel fire after William calls him?
3. Who lobbies Congress to take a stance against Russia for its control of various European regions?
4. Who hires a private detective on behalf of William to investigate Abel?
5. Why hasn't William left his house alone for a long time?
Short Essay Questions
1. When William grows concerned about Abel buying stock in the bank, he phones him. What does William mean when he tells Abel he has a personal matter to discuss that involves only the two of them? Why does William say that?
2. What upsets Abel and provokes him to become a Congressional lobbyist?
3. Why does Abel put Henry Osborne in charge of the Kane account?
4. Why does Abel contribute to John Kennedy's presidential campaign?
5. Explain when and why William and Kate get married.
6. Discuss Abel's military career. What did he want out of it and what did he get out of it?
7. When does William realize he has known Abel for a very long time? What made him realize it?
8. What are the three reasons Abel and his daughter visit Europe when she completes high school?
9. What is Hodgkin's Disease and who in this book is diagnosed with it?
10. When was a press conference scheduled to announce a bank merger between Lester and Kane and Cabot, and why was it canceled?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define exposition and discuss the exposition of this novel. What does the reader learn from the exposition in Kane and Abel? Is the information consistent throughout the book or does it change? Explain your answer and reasoning.
Essay Topic 2
Identify and discuss five points of foreshadowing from the novel. Did the author use foreshadowing effectively? Why or why not? Define foreshadowing in your essay as well.
Essay Topic 3
What is the difference between conflict and crisis in a novel? How are they similar? Also relate the differences and similarities specifically to Kane and Abel.
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