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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 is the man's unusual first name?
2. What is the name of the first character introduced in this chapter?
3. The woman is housed in a correctional facility in which city?
4. Who does Wolf see at a local restaurant?
5. Who arrives at Wolf's house?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the purpose of Barbara Kennerly's appearance at Eagle's office?
2. Discuss the meeting between Eagle and Shea. What does Eagle learn?
3. Explain the exchange between Wolf and Spider.
4. Where does Willet first see Barbara? What is Willet's reaction?
5. Why is Eagle annoyed with Willet at the party? What are Eagle's instructions to Willet?
6. What type of advice is exchanged between Jane and Wolf?
7. What is the purpose of Eagle's trip to the Women's Correctional Facility in Poughkeepsie? Who does Eagle meet?
8. What does Willet learn when he reads Tinney's will? What is the big surprise?
9. Who is the main character in the story? What is the man's profession?
10. What is Eagle's perception of Barbara? What does Eagle do next?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a short memoir that might have been written by Miriam aka Julia. What types of things would Julia be most proud of in regards to her criminal activity? Would the memoir include details of her relationships with her victims? How might Julia describe how she felt before, during and after each murder? Was Julia surprised that her plans were thwarted? How do you think Julia felt when she learned about the transfer of the money to and from the bank in Mexico? Did Julia have any remorse for her actions? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the scene in which Barbara shoots Julia. Why does Barbara shoot her sister? Are there any alternatives? What are the men doing at this point? What do you think will happen with Monica? What will Ed tell the police about the scene? Do you think Ed will defend Barbara in Julia's death? Was Julia's death murder or self-defense? What do you think will happen to Barbara? Will the punishment be just?
Essay Topic 3
Wolf meets Spider in jail. Explain the scene in which the men meet. Who is approached? What is the context of the first conversation? How do the men realize Spider has useful information? What kind of information does Spider have? How can it help Wolf? Is it coincidental that Spider has this information or does it seem a little too convenient? How did Spider get the information? Is it reliable? How does Spider help in the future? Also discuss Spider's criminal past and why Wolf chooses to trust him.
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