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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Through further laboratory testing, what do intelligence agencies sort out as Raymond's trigger?
2. As what does Mrs. Iselin's tour of Europe prove?
3. Meanwhile, what is Raymond's American field handler doing?
4. How many shots do they hear?
5. When did this take place?
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
Raymond has a strange relationship with his mother.
Part 1) Describe their relationship. How do the flashbacks assist you in understanding their relationship?
Part 2) Has their relationship always been strange? Why or why not?
Part 3) Based on their relationship, how might Raymond have felt about killing his mother, if he had come out of the trance instead of dying?
This section contains 1,250 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)