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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 must be done in preparation for the holiday?
2. Hannah recently changed her name to ______.
3. What type of car does Willet drive?
4. What is the name of the biker Wolf meets?
5. What is the name of Jane's daughter?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does Willet go when he leaves the house? What mishap occurs?
2. Who greets Willet at Wilderness Gate upon his return? What is Willet's response?
3. Discuss at least one of the conversations between Eagle and Willet.
4. Where does Willet first see Barbara? What is Willet's reaction?
5. Discuss the meeting between Eagle and Shea. What does Eagle learn?
6. What is the purpose of Eagle's trip to the Women's Correctional Facility in Poughkeepsie? Who does Eagle meet?
7. What type of advice is exchanged between Jane and Wolf?
8. Where does Willet land the plane? What disturbing fact does Willet realize when speaking to the mechanic?
9. Why is Eagle annoyed with Willet at the party? What are Eagle's instructions to Willet?
10. Explain the exchange between Wolf and Spider.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Assuming a psychiatrist's point of view, analyze the situation with Miriam aka Julia. Discuss Julia's past history in regards to psychiatric issues and illegal activity. What would a psychiatrist say about Julia's selfishness and continuous string of schemes? Is Julia mentally ill? What would the terminology be from a psychiatrist's point of view? What kind of treatment might Julia have benefited from before the situation got out of hand? Is the behavior something that can be "cured?" If so, how? If not, what else can be done?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the case presented by the district attorney. What is the judge's reaction to the testimony? What is Eagle's reaction? Are there any surprises? What is Eagle's opinion of the prosecutor's charges? What does Eagle say to Wolf? What is Eagle's argument for bail? Who wins the first round? Is Eagle concerned about the district attorney's case? Explain. What is the next step for the district attorney? How does Eagle react? Where does the case go from this point?
Essay Topic 3
Symbolism is an important part of a mystery, often giving clues to the reader and the story's detective. What are the ways in which Woods uses symbolism in his stories? Give examples of blatant symbolism and more subtle symbolism. Compare and contrast the symbolism used in Woods' mysteries and the mysteries written by another famous author.
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