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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What country is the ship coming from?
2. Where does Sam look to try and find out about Brigid's activities?
3. Who does Spade telephone in this chapter?
4. What has Iva come to apologize for?
5. Where does Spade tell Effie to send the package?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Maltese Falcon is written in the first person. Why do you think Hammett chose to write the story in the first person? How do you think the meaning of the story would of changed if it was written in the third person?
Essay Topic 2
Pick a character from the novel and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Why? Do the share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 3
The Maltese is a famous book which has greatly influenced popular culture. Choose a film or book written after The Maltese Falcon that you think was influenced by the novel and discuss there similarities in terms of:
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