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The Talented Mr. Ripley Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do the police say Freddie may have been killed by?



2. Where does an American invite Marge?



3. What does Tom think about buying?



4. What is Tom working on when the police arrive?



5. When is Tom sailing to Greece?



Essay Topics

The Ripley books greatly influenced modern literature and, in particular, crime books. Choose a book written after the novel that you think was influenced by it and discuss their similarities in terms of:

a) Plot

b) Character

c) Themes

Discuss Highsmith's life. In what way do you think her life and personality are reflected in the book? In what ways is she like or unlike Tom Ripley?

Why does Tom hate himself? How much is this self-hatred responsible for Tom's actions so far in the book?

(see the answer keys)

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