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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 Alex search for Martha Surtees and Mrs. Vann?
2. Who tells Alex that Peter probably did not commit suicide?
3. Who does Alex tell first about the death that occurs in Chapter 21?
4. Who is used as bait during a police stakeout?
5. How is Jamey's mom described to Alex in Chapter 18?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Gary's art piece that Alex views when visiting the art gallery, Voids Will Be Voids.
2. Discuss the events that happened in the deal Milo calls "The Deal Gone Wrong"?
3. Who is the Fat biker and what is their involvement in the slasher case?
4. Describe what Milo and Alex find on Radovic's boat.
5. Who is questioned in Chapter 27 due to their involvement with Jamey and why are they questioned?
6. In Chapter 20, Alex and Robin have a meaningful conversation. What is the conversation about?
7. What is Jamey's condition at the end of Chapter 25?
8. What is Lou's involvement in Bitter Canyon and how does he help Alex in the murder investigation?
9. Where does Alex meet with Gary for the first time and what does Gary tell him?
10. When Alex meets Mr. Oberheim, what does Oberheim inform him about Peter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the end of the story, Alex and Jamey's friendship has gone through several changes. Discuss the ever-changing relationship between the two and the impact they have on each others lives. Support your answer by citing examples from the reading.
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
"Over the Edge" has descriptive details of the setting in the story. Describe the setting of "Over the Edge". What does the setting cause the overall feeling of the story to be? How does the setting make the characters appear? Give examples from the text in order to support your answer.
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