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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. Who does Odd say that Horton Barks had had dinner with twenty years earlier?
2. What does Odd say that Harlo does with the pieces of white felt that he carries around with him?
3. What does Odd say he would do for Stormy if she asked, provided she had a good reason?
4. What does Odd tell the chief happens to people when they die?
5. What does Odd do after he sees himself enter the black room?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Odd describe the bodachs in Chapter 4?
2. Describe what Odd feels when he watches the Fugus Man at Stormy's ice cream shop?
3. At the beginning of Chapter 1 what does Odd say is the reason that he has written his memoir?
4. In Chapter 5 what comparison does Odd make between a short order cook and a symphony conductor?
5. What does Odd tell the chief of police when asked about being a fry cook forever?
6. What does the chief of police tell Odd about what to say about Harlo and the chase?
7. What does Stormy and Odd talk about when he first tells her about breaking into Robertson's house?
8. Describe the places in which Odd has seen the bodachs, or expects he would have seen them, as he explains in Chapter 5.
9. Describe the confrontation between Odd and Harlo in Chapter 1.
10. Describe what happens when Odd steps into the black room.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Part 1) What is one of the major themes in this story? In what ways is this theme shown? Could this be a theme for other books in this series?
Part 2) When Odd alludes to what is going to happen later in the story does this seem to be the same as foreshadowing? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Part 1) Speculate on the significance of the gypsy doll that gave Odd and Stormy their fortune.
Part 2) Why was this spoken of so often?
Part 3) How does the reader's perception of the fortune change after the death of Stormy?
Essay Topic 3
Eckles, Vanders, Robertson and Gosset were the conspirators in the story.
Part 1) Is there any indication in the story as to who the leader of the group may have been?
Part 2) What does it indicate about Eckles and Vanders that they were police and so many people seem to trust them?
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