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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Miss Casewell annoy Mrs. Boyle?
2. What was the postmark on the correspondence from Wren?
3. Where was the hotel where Miss Casewell was staying?
4. How many of the children died?
5. In what room are the pipes frozen?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
From the beginning of the story, Christopher Wren is viewed as a strange and neurotic man. Explain Wren's appearance and the mannerisms which cause the others to think Wren is unstable. Is Wren unstable? How can one tell? Which is the strangest fact about Wren in your opinion? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Mollie and Mrs. Boyle were both involved in the Corrigan case. Compare and contrast the two women, their personalities, and their roles in the case of Longridge Farm. Which character is more appealing to you, and why?
Essay Topic 3
It is easy for Trotter to place doubts in Mollie's head regarding the identity of the killer. Why? What does Trotter say that upsets Mollie? Who does Mollie suspect? Why? Is Trotter's style of interrogation the same for everyone? Do the others react like Mollie? Explain.
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