Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which character does Spade turn over to the police?
2. Who does Gutman say he hired to steal the falcon from the Russian?
3. Who does Spade have to keep an appointment with in this chapter?
4. What does Spade drink to seal his deal with Gutman?
5. Who does Sam send Iva to see?
The main themes in the novel are greed, loyalty and crime. Take one of these themes and discuss how Hammett expresses them in the book? Why do you think these themes were important concerns in 1920s America?
Examine Hammett's writing style. How would you describe Hammett's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? Does he use any specific writing techniques? What meaning does Hammett's style give to the story?
Hammett was a communist. Using two examples from the novel discuss the ways the story reflects Hammett's political ideas?
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