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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. Why does Dick tell Nicole he had taken the trip?
2. How does Nicole behave at the site of the car accident?
3. What news does Dick receive via telegram?
4. Why does Dick want to change hotels?
5. What does Elsie share with Dick?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to make Dick deal with his feelings for Nicole?
2. What happens to Dick and Rosemary's relationship while in Naples?
3. Explain the opinions that Franz and his wife have of the Divers.
4. What is the state of the Divers' marriage by the end of Book 3, Chapter 11?
5. What does Abe North's death represent for Dick?
6. What is so surprising about Dick going to the aid of their friend, Mary North?
7. How is Dick's marriage to Nicole compared to a patient's case?
8. What are Nicole's perceptions of Tommy in Book 3, Chapter 6?
9. How does Nicole manage to get the best of all the worlds she wants?
10. What is the Diver family's situation after Dick sells his portion of the clinic?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Dick makes a conscious effort to engage in Rosemary's life, why does he consider it to be a turning point in his own? Why does he follow Rosemary to the film studio? Why does he make sure she does not see him, only to phone her at the earliest opportunity? Is he confused? Is he inexperienced? Explain this time in Dick's life.
Essay Topic 2
Describe Rosemary's life as a young actress. Why is she so world-weary at such a young age? How is it that she can size up Earl Brady's intentions so quickly? What does Rosemary mean when she says that her view of the Mediterranean had changed since she now knows there is a film studio there?
Essay Topic 3
Nicole seems to have a vapid life of parties and shopping. Describe a week in Nicole's life. Do you think this aimless existence helps or hinders her fragile mental state? Explain.
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