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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. Where are Hixie and her beau planning to move?
2. What color does Qwill like the best?
3. How many pounds has Qwill lost?
4. How does Koko order his caviar?
5. What makes Qwill second guess his opinions on Dan?
Short Essay Questions
1. With whom had Hixie been having an affair and why had she ended it?
2. What is the kiln room like?
3. Why do the three men who own the Heavenly Hash Houses attempt to ruin Max Sorrel?
4. What does Qwill think when Rosemary volunteers to go with him?
5. What does Dan say in regards to Joy's resurfacing?
6. What does Qwill discover when he returns to Maus Haus, and why does this leave Qwill both distraught and troubled?
7. Why does everyone like Odd Bunsen?
8. What mistake does Qwill make in reference to potting, and what does that kind of potter do?
9. How does Max test a guy's sincerity?
10. What is the Graham's loft like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Qwilleran's choice of profession. Do you think he would make a better detective or a writer? Which is closer to an art form and what leads you to this conclusion?
Essay Topic 2
Define "high art." What is the difference between high and low art? Is there a different level of respect for high artists than low artists? Suggest reasons for this.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss The Cat Who Saw Red as a detective novel. What conventions from the detective genre and film noir tradition does Braun incorporate into her work and in what ways does she subvert them?
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