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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 does Cole want Dolan to help him get in Chapter 25?
2. Why does Pike escape prison?
3. What kills Dolan?
4. Who calls Cole after he leaves Lucy's house?
5. Why does Cole lose his license?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Lucy upset with Cole?
2. What does Dolan want "a piece" of in Chapter 34, and why?
3. Why does Cole get arrested?
4. Why does Evelyn Wozniak call Cole?
5. Why do the police show up at Cole's house?
6. How does Cole figure the killer is connected to Pike?
7. Who is Trudy?
8. What do Dolan and Cole discover when they go to the storage facility?
9. Who is Laurence Sobek?
10. Where does Cole think Sobek is going when the police barge into Sobek's house trying to arrest him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several conflicts in the story. Identify the main conflict. What is the conflict, and how can it be categorized? How is the conflict portrayed in the story? How is the conflict resolved? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
Essay Topic 2
Joe Pike works with two partners in the story. First, he works with the older cop, Abel Wozniak. Later, Pike teams up with Elvis Cole to create a private investigator agency. How are these two partnerships similar? How are they different? What does the reader learn about the characters through these partnerships? How does each partnership contribute to the plot's development? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
Essay Topic 3
The theme of friendship and loyalty runs throughout the book. Identify the main friendships in the story, and explain how those friendships change and grow throughout the book. How do those friendships help move the story? How are those friendships important to the story? How might the story be different if those friendships did not exist? Use specific examples from the story in the response.
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