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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. What has the paper begun calling Dolarhyde that makes him happy?
2. Who does Graham run into when he is on his way back to the house to talk to Crawford?
3. What does Graham think is the connection between the two murdered families?
4. What weapons are found in the ashes of Dolarhyde's home?
5. What is Aunt Lula?
Short Essay Questions
1. What strikes Graham as odd about the killer showing up at the Brooklyn Museum?
2. What does Graham dream about in the end of Chapter 54 while in the hospital?
3. Why does Crawford worry about Graham and think about pulling him out of the empty court room in Chapter 32?
4. After Graham is given the remains of the killer from the charred house site what does he wonder about?
5. Why does Reba refuse Dolarhyde's offer for a ride home?
6. What does the Dragon offer Dolarhyde in Chapter 44?
7. What is the trouble with finding Dolarhyde's home?
8. Describe Dolarhyde's reaction to the painting of George Washington in the Brooklyn Museum.
9. Who does the Dragon demand to have in Chapter 37?
10. While in the hospital what does Graham tell Reba?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dolarhyde honestly appears to care for Reba. Could he have resisted his urges to kill and "become" had he found Reba earlier on? Explain. What is it about Reba that made her safe with Dolarhyde?
Essay Topic 2
Dolarhyde's mother is shown having four meetings with him; When he is born, when his grandmother takes him to see her, when his grandmother takes ill and at his grandmother's funeral. In what ways does their meeting change each time? Why was the last meeting so different?
Essay Topic 3
Reba McClane had believed that Dolarhyde was a shy gentleman and that the reason for his behavior was simply that he was awkward. What did Dolarhyde do that should have given Reba warning signs?
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