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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 name does Casanova have for his forbidden game?
2. How is Casanova unlike other mass killers?
3. What does the Casanova killer do just before he kills his victims?
4. What is Anna doing as Casanova watches her through the window?
5. How old was the Gentleman Caller's latest victim?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the basic points of the investigation according to Cross at this point in the novel?
2. What is Kate's condition and how does Cross describe his relationship to Kate to his friend Sampson?
3. Who is Dr. Freed and what is his purpose within the plot of the story?
4. What does Cross learn about Sachs and how does he learn this information?
5. Describe the character who is accused of being the killer, Sachs.
6. Who is Beth Lieberman and what part does she play in the Gentleman Caller saga?
7. What happens after Kate knocks Ruskin to the ground?
8. What does Sampson ask Cross about Kate and what is Cross's response?
9. When Cross and Kate go to the Outer Banks for a summer trip, what decisions do they come to in regards to their relationship?
10. What information does Mary Ellen share with Cross when he pays her a visit in his investigation into his missing niece?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What events cause Cross and Sampson to be stopped by the local police? How do they react to this situation? In what way do the events of this even with the local police prove Cross and Sampson to be similar to Casanova and Rudolph?
Essay Topic 2
What role do you believe racism plays in this novel as a theme? Do you feel it is appropriately represented? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Do you believe the majority of the events and details in this novel were realistic? Why or why not? Identify one event within the novel which seemed highly unrealistic or at least a stretch within the novel.
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