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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Eagle asks Barbara about the whereabouts of which of the following:
2. Who is the next person to be questioned about the meeting?
3. What happens to the friend before Willet can arrive?
4. Before moving to Santa Fe Carreras worked in which other southwestern city?
5. What is unusual about the item?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Miriam aka Julia steals a great deal of money from Wolf. How much money is stolen by Julia? How does she do it? When does she do it? What is the reason for the theft? Who discovers the theft? Where is the money? How can Wolf get the money back? What does the theft tell you about Julia? Does the theft make sense given Barbara's description of her sister? Explain. Who intervenes in the case of the stolen funds? What happens to the money in the end? What would you do in Wolf's position? How did the transfer of the funds compromise Julia's plan?
Essay Topic 3
There seems to be some contention between Eagle and Carreras. Describe the relationship between the two men. Why is Carreras so eager to arrest Wolf? Why does Carreras get so angry with Eagle at the police station? Does Eagle help the situation or does he take delight in torturing Carreras. Compare and contrast the professional duties of Carreras and Eagle.
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