Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Dallas receives an enlightening phone call from which character?
2. What is the occupation of Elizabeth Barrister?
3. Simpson blames his troubles on which of the following?
4. Who is waiting at the police station to be interviewed?
5. Roarke feels the need to apologize when he learns that Dallas has been _____.
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Write a short memoir that might have been written by Sharon De Blass. What types of things would Sharon be most proud of in her career? What other types of professional work might Sharon have done other than her job as a prostitute? Would the memoir include details of her relationships with her parents, Senator De Blass, Catherine, and Roarke? Would Sharon have any idea that she might be murdered for her actions? Does Sharon take any precautions against violence? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Examine the life and career of Senator Gerald De Blass. What is De Blass' background? What are his professional credentials? Why is he so important? What is De Blass' relationship with the following: Elizabeth, Richard, Catherine, and Sharon? What is Dallas' opinion of De Blass? How does De Blass help or hinder the case? Who interferes on De Blass' behalf? Why? What about De Blass makes Dallas suspicious? Compare and contrast the personalities of Dallas and De Blass. What are the biggest similarities? Which is more determined? Which has the strongest character?
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