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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 poet's reading is Alice at when Lila is raped?
2. During their sophomore year at Syracuse, why is Mary Alice busy?
3. What day does Alice's rape trial begin?
4. What does Sgt. Lorenz apologize to Alice for?
5. What is the name of the ADA that flirts with Professor Gallagher?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Alice goes to the lineup, what is she afraid of? What do the police assure her?
2. What news does Alice hear about Maria Flores? What does Alice say to Lila about Maria?
3. What happens to Alice the night before her trial? What does her father tell her to do?
4. What movie do Alice and Lila laugh at and get in trouble? Why is the man angry?
5. What important day does Alice's trial fall on? What do they do to try and fix this?
6. When does Alice know that she chose the wrong suspect? What does her attorney say about this?
7. After Alice finishes college, where does she go? Why is she happy to do this?
8. Who does Alice ask to come with her to the preliminary hearing? What happens that Alice is unaware of at the time but understands now?
9. What mistake did the police make so that Alice has to go through the grand jury? Why does she have to do this?
10. What lie does Alice tell Jamie one night when they are at the bar? Why does she tell him this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Alice sees her rapist and things get hectic, Ken "wimps out." Write an essay on how Alice's view of Ken changes throughout her ordeal, providing at least three examples.
Essay Topic 2
Think about Alice's boyfriend Steve Carbonaro, and his obsession with Man of La Mancha. Write an essay on how Alice's viewpoint differs from Steve's, and how the two inevitably break up as a result. Be sure to use examples in your argument.
Essay Topic 3
Think about the role of the police in Alice's case. Write an essay on the police presence in the book, spanning from the impersonal to personal, giving at least three examples.
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