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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Surtees study to be a nurse?
2. What does Richard Cash do while walking around Souza's house?
3. Who does Alex meet at Robin's studio?
4. Why is Peter said to have hung himself often?
5. What does Milo say he will do if Angela and Guy cooperate with the investigation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 26, Alex and Milo find Jack Cadmus's diary. Where is the diary found? What is in the diary that is so important to solving the murder case? Justify your answer with examples from the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Chapter 9 reveals the family tree of the Cadmus family. The information given could lead to the understanding of why Jamey may be schizophrenic. Discuss why Jamey's family history is important to getting him out of jail and removed from the list of suspects involved in the slasher case. Cite examples from the reading in order to justify your response.
Essay Topic 3
Heather Cadmus speaks for the first time in the novel in Chapter 15 when she talks about the relationship she has with Jamey and how Jamey first viewed her as the evil stepmother. Explain the stereotype of the evil stepmother and how it was portrayed in "Over the Edge".
This section contains 1,112 words
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