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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 is the name of the bar where Teddy will pick up his money?
2. Van Fleet attempted to join which profession?
3. The bride's father is linked to which organization?
4. What is the man's profession?
5. Stone arrives at a dinner party, stunned to see ____ at the head of the table.
Short Essay Questions
1. What big news does Dino deliver to Stone? What is Stone's reaction?
2. Discuss the details of Stone's conversation and agreement with Bill Eggers.
3. Describe Stone's first day at Woodman and Weld.
4. When is the planned rendezvous? What is Stone's reaction?
5. Discuss the meeting between Stone and Dino. What is the main topic of conversation?
6. What are the conditions on the night of the job? Why does Stone worry about Teddy?
7. What do you think Eggers and Woodman want with Stone?
8. What does Stone do to lose himself while thinking through his options?
9. Discuss the scene between Stone and Leary. What decision has Leary made regarding Stone's status as a detective?
10. Why does Stone go to see Frank Woodman? What is the result of the meeting? What shocking information is delivered?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the use of Elaine's on Second Avenue. Why is Elaine's famous? What types of people go to Elaine's? Are Stone and Dino regulars at the restaurant? Who is Elaine Kaufman? Describe Elaine's personality. Describe the relationship between Stone and Elaine. Why is Elaine Kaufman famous? What about Elaine's seems to be a big draw to New Yorkers and tourists alike?
Essay Topic 2
When Stone is forced to retire from the NYPD, Leary offers no comfort. It is clear that Stone was being forced out because he is more or less an outcast in the department. Write a 750 word essay on this situation. Why is Stone being forced out? Do you think Leary had the doctor's report changed? Why does Stone stick out like a sore thumb? Do people deal with Stone just because of Dino? What does Leary have to say about Stone's cooperation with the other cops and the department as a whole? How would you feel in Stone's place?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Stuart Woods' Stone Barrington series. How many books are there? Write a character profile of Barrington. Discuss how the character has progressed and evolved throughout the series. Where might Barrington next? How might Barrington's relationships change in future books? What type of case might Barrington accept next?
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