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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. What information does the reporter give to Dallas?
2. What item in Dallas' car is repaired by Roarke?
3. What type of images are introduced into the story?
4. What is the name of the place Roarke is staying while he is away from home?
5. The information involves which of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. What animal does Dallas find at the scene? Why does the animal seem important?
2. What information is uncovered using the unregistered system? How is the information important to the case?
3. What is Roarke's reaction to the interview? Who steps in to defend Dallas?
4. Describe the next routine step that should be taken by Dallas and Feeney.
5. Discuss the scene in which the conversation between Dallas and Roarke turns to the murder of Sharon De Blass.
6. How does Dallas learn about the next murder? Who is the victim?
7. Discuss the interaction between Dallas and Georgie Castle's daughter Samantha.
8. Roarke introduces Dallas to a room full of special equipment. Discuss the special equipment owned and operated by Roarke.
9. What information does Dallas receive regarding the death of her elderly neighbor?
10. Discuss the phone call from Roarke to Dallas.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sharon De Blass is the daughter of Richard De Blass and Elizabeth Barrister. Discuss the relationship between Sharon and her parents. What is the relationship between Sharon and her mother? What is the relationship between Sharon and her father? Compare and contrast the parent/child relationships. How do Sharon's decisions ultimately affect each person? Can the relationships ever be repaired? Does anyone want to try to repair the relationships? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the act of incest. What are the legal and medical definitions of incest? What are the parameters? Is it illegal? Is it harmful physically, mentally, emotionally - all or none of the above? How does an average person define incest? What are the cultural references and perceptions regarding incest? Do both parties have to consent? Who are the most common victims of incest? Is there any form of treatment?
Essay Topic 3
Naked in Death is staged in New York City in 2058. Examine why Roberts chooses to set the story in that particular location and time period. What are the biggest telltale signs that the story takes place in the future? What items are present in the story that are not currently invented or in common usage in today's world? Do you think the situations, events, and equipment are feasible and realistic for 2058? Explain. What else might be added to the story to make it seem even more futuristic? Are there any elements that seem out of place? Explain.
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