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The Alienist Test | Final Test - Hard

Caleb Carr
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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. How old is Beecham when he joins the military?



2. Moore visits a Catholic church that is working on a new what?



3. Who is laughed at for being bald?



4. Who does Moore run into in Chapter 46 that will not admit that he helped the team?



5. How many children do Adam and his wife have?



Essay Topics

Look at the use of foreshadowing in the novel. Choose at least two instances of foreshadowing and expand on them. How was the foreshadowed issue addressed later in the novel? Why do you think Carr chooses to use foreshadowing in these instances?

Explore the fact that powerful men in the city are trying to scare the team off of the murder case. Who are the men that have been trying to put a stop to the investigation? What lengths have they gone to to try to scare Kreizler and Moore off of the case? What are there reasons for doing this? What do you think the author is trying to say about the city during this time period through the powerful men?

Explore the significance of Kreizler leaving the case after Mary is killed. What is his reasoning for dropping out of the case? Why does he make this decision after his love has been killed? Does he seem justified in his reasoning? Why or why not? Why does he eventually come back? What has changed?

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