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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. Why does Lizabeth think she holds Matt at arm's length even though she is very attracted to him?
(a) Her divorce has left her scarred.
(b) None of the answers are correct.
(c) She thinks he is insincere.
(d) She is a snob.
2. What style of architecture is Lizabeth's house?
3. What does Matt have tattooed on his forearm?
(a) A red heart.
(b) A dragon.
(c) A woman's name.
(d) A skull and crossbones.
4. Whose driveway does the intruder go into?
(a) Elmer Nielson's.
(b) Vinnie Mazerelli's.
(c) Elsie Hawkins'.
5. Why does Matt not want to tell Lizabeth the story behind the letter?
(a) He doesn't want her to feel sorry for him.
(b) All of the answers are correct.
(c) He thinks that it is none of her business.
(d) He is afraid that it will scare her away.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the officer who responds to Lizabeth's first call for assistance?
2. What reason does Lizabeth give for not wanting Matt to go up on her roof?
3. What does the intruder wear on his head?
4. Whose yard does Elsie drive across?
5. What happens to Matt's business partner?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Matt attempt to keep Lizabeth's mind off of her boys being gone?
2. Aunt Elsie is determined to stay up and see the "pervert." Is her (im)patience rewarded? How does she react to his appearance?
3. What appears to be Matt's motivation for hiring Lizabeth to do construction work? Is she good at it?
4. Matt's living room is nearly overtaken by a large, shiny, black Harley. Describe the symbolism of the Harley in this novel.
5. What do you think was the purpose of including the fact that Lizabeth wanted to be a fairy when she grew up?
6. After a long conversation about the boundaries of their relationship, Lizabeth tells Matt that she is leaving him in charge. What is she leaving him in charge of and why?
7. Elsie's first impression of Lizabeth's house when she drives up is that Lizabeth still doesn't let reality interfere with her imagination. What is meant by this statement?
8. Lizabeth is faced with two opportunities to free herself from the normal constraints of her life when she finds herself in Matt's home. Describe one of these opportunities and how it represents freedom from those constraints.
9. What does the Elsie's Cadillac symbolize in the story?
10. Matt and Lizabeth discuss the flasher and his MO after his second appearance. As they try to figure out who he is, they come up with a couple hypotheses. What do they surmise about the flasher during this discussion?
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