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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Dickie think that Richard is going to do with him in Chapter 12?
(a) Send him to live with someone else.
(b) Take away his video games.
(c) Spank him.
(d) Lock him in the room again.

2. Shepherd asks Richard to sign a book for whom?
(a) His wife.
(b) Ray.
(c) His son.
(d) Dickie.

3. Richard encourages Dickie to defy convention and __________________.
(a) just be.
(b) be an artist.
(c) make a lot of money.
(d) never get married.

4. Leslie recognizes that Richard does not really know how to talk to ___________________.
(a) Dickie.
(b) Leslie.
(c) Strangers.
(d) His father.

5. Shepherd reminds Richard that Richard has a passion for _________________ when he was young.
(a) writing.
(b) guitars.
(c) football.
(d) cars.

Short Answer Questions

1. Even though Richard tells Dickie that he did not mean to lock Dickie away, Dickie ______________________.

2. Where has Dickie been kept inside Richard's mind?

3. Dickie is Richard's ___________________.

4. What does Dickie do when he sees Richard in his thoughts?

5. When explaining the different levels that make up his whole being, Richard tells Dickie that he envisions himself as ______________________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Richard's memory of the water tower?

2. What conflict does Richard realize he has regarding relating to Dickie?

3. What role do angels play in Richard's life?

4. What is the purpose of different people coming into Richard's life?

5. What does Richard tell Dickie are the two things necessary to get through life?

6. Describe Dickie's sense of accomplishment in the water tower incident.

7. When Leslie prods him, what memories does Richard recall that might be the source of Dickie's anger?

8. Describe what Richard sees when Leslie encourages him to remember when he was nine, right after his brother's death.


10. When does Richard feel as if he has a connection with Dickie and what role has Dickie played in Richard's life?

(see the answer keys)

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