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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Odd's mother point a gun at him when he was five?
2. Who does Rosalia tell Odd that he reminds her of?
3. Where was the chief shot?
4. What does Odd see in the room when he goes to check on Viola's daughters?
5. What is the length of Odd's father's affairs?
Essay Topic 1
Take a closer look at the dark room.
Part 1) What was the role that the dark room provided in the story?
Part 2) Why was Odd not hurt while in the dark room?
Part 3) Is it possible that the dark room will be seen again in other stories in this series? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Compare Terri to Odd.
Part 1) Is it possible that Terri is a shadow of what Odd will become in his grieving for Stormy as Terri does for her husband?
Part 2) In what ways are Terri and Odd different?
Essay Topic 3
Pick one of the following to write a short essay about.
Part 1) If you had been odd upon arriving at your home and finding a dead body what would you have done?
Part 2) When you realized that the shooter was going to be at the mall and that there were more than one what would you have done?
Part 3) What would your reaction have been to the black room in Robertson's home? Explain.
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