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This test 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 Topic 1
What are the differences between Tom and Dickie? How can Tom can impersonate Dickie so well despite these differences? Why does Tom want to be Dickie so much?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Pick two characters from the novel and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motives? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters' goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
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