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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Major Metcalf rate breakfast?
2. What does Mollie promised to cook later in the day?
3. Mrs. Boyle has sold what piece of property?
4. What was the postmark on the correspondence from Wren?
5. How does Wren think "Three Blind Mice" is related to the killer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The tune to "Three Blind Mice" is used throughout the story. What references are connected to the tune? Why is the tune so upsetting to Mollie? Why is it so well liked by Paravicini and Wren? What is your opinion of the tune? Of the rhyme? Is the tune/rhyme appropriate for the play?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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