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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. As she is speaking, what does Raymond's mother realize about him?
2. Why does Mrs. Iselin invite Raymond into the library?
3. Who enters, just as Raymond kills Jordan?
4. When they leave the zoo, what happens to Marco?
5. Immediately upon Raymond's arrival in his mother's office, what does she do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Of what does Raymond's column consist?
2. What has taken place between Raymond and Jocie's father?
3. What does Mrs. Iselin do on her European trip?
4. What takes place during the first days of the ceremonies?
5. What gives a hint to the identity of a character previously mentioned?
6. What does Jocie say about Raymond?
7. What takes place when Marco and the G-men meet Raymond in Hungarian Charlie's?
8. How is a meeting arranged between Marco and Raymond?
9. Why do these two seem happy?
10. What do Rosie and Marco celebrate?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Foreshadowing is used frequently in this book.
Part 1) Give two examples. What do these examples foreshadow?
Part 2) What is the purpose of foreshadowing?
Part 3) How does the foreshadowing in this book enhance the story for the reader?
Essay Topic 2
Several flashbacks take place.
Part 1) Describe these flashbacks. What purpose do they serve?
Part 2) How does the reader learn about the various characters from these flashbacks?
Part 3) Do these flashbacks enhance the story? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Communism is the cause of much of the action in this story.
Part 1) What is Communism? How did many Americans feel about Communists, based on the information in the story?
Part 2) How does Communism affect the lives of the main characters?
Part 3) How does the author feel about Communism, based on this story?
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