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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 culture does the Kin Qux Cho belong to?
2. Besides English, what language does Ford speak?
3. Which of the following accessories does Ford lose in his scuffle with the businessman?
4. What color are the tassels the police wear in Masagua?
5. How many times does Hollins call Ford before finally reaching him at the marina?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of relationship does Ford have with Sally Field?
2. At the opening of the novel, what type of party is sweeping through Sanibel?
3. What reason does Hollins give Ford as to why he believes his son was kidnapped?
4. How did Hollins treat Ford when they met years earlier in South America?
5. What are the after-effects of the fight with the salesman on Ford's body?
6. How does the old man outside the Presidential Palace treat Ford when he sees him emerge?
7. How does Jessica know Rafe Hollins?
8. What deal does Ford make with the old man outside the Presidential Palace?
9. Who is Bernstein and how does Ford convince Bernstein to partner with him?
10. Who is Tomlinson?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the novel, Ford juggles romantic relationships with three women: Pilar, Jessica, and Sheri. First, describe Ford's relationship with each of these three women. How did they meet? Then, explain which woman you believe is the best romantic fit for Ford and why.
Essay Topic 2
Although Jake Hollins is relatively absent from the pages of the novel as a whole, he could be considered one of the most important characters in the story. First, describe Jake Hollins and his relationship with Ford. Do you think Jake should be considered one of the most important characters in the novel? Choose at least two specific scenes from the novel to strengthen your argument.
Essay Topic 3
The town of Sanibel, Florida is often overrun with tourists. First, describe the town of Sanibel and explain why tourists want to come. Then, describe Ford's relationship with the tourists. How does he treat them? Give examples of at least two specific scenes in the novel that you believe exemplify Ford's relationship with the tourists.
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