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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. Where does the doctor work?
2. Approximately how old is Teddy?
3. How many years had the couple been married?
4. What is the name of the television network where Sasha worked?
5. How much time does Stone have to study?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the exchange between Stone and Elaine. What disturbing news does Elaine deliver?
2. What is Stone's next job at Woodman and Weld? Who will help to carry out the orders?
3. Explain the phone call Stone receives from Herb. What are the circumstances of Herb's arrest?
4. Discuss the conversation between Stone and Dr. Garfield. What does Garfield say about Herbert Van Fleet?
5. Discuss Stone's activities at home after he retires from the NYPD.
6. What happens with Cary after the video is shot? What is Stone's reaction?
7. Explain the exchange between Cary and Stone regarding his retirement.
8. Why does Stone go to see Frank Woodman? What is the result of the meeting? What shocking information is delivered?
9. Who is responsible for the accident? What confession is made to Stone?
10. What does Stone do to lose himself while thinking through his options?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a short memoir that might have been written by Martin Herbert Van Fleet. What types of things would Van Fleet be most proud of in his career and personal lives? What other types of professional work might Van Fleet have done? Would the memoir include details of his relationships with his victims? How might Van Fleet describe how he felt before, during and after each murder?
Essay Topic 2
It is obvious that several of the characters in the book are homosexual or bisexual. How does this fact play into the story? Does it matter? Why do some of the characters find it necessary to hide this fact? How does the sexual preference of the characters affect the story and the investigation? Cite various passages in the text that show a character's sexuality and discuss how it is referenced by Woods. Does Stone have any opinion on this issue? Does Dino?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Stuart Woods' Stone Barrington series. How many books are there? Write a character profile of Stone Barrington. Discuss how the character has progressed and evolved throughout the series. Where might Barrington go next? How might Barrington's relationships with Dino, Judge O'Neil, Elaine, and his colleagues change in future books?
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