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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. Who does Theo imagine Rolf will go to first after he deserts his wife?
2. Who are Rolf's political views most similar to?
3. Where does Rolf suggest placing Luke's body?
4. What job is Theo given as Miriam still prepares for the baby's delivery?
5. What does Theo and the remainder of the Five Fishes do at the end of Chapter 28?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the burial in Chapter 28.
2. How do Theo and the Five Fishes spend the rest of the relaxing day in Chapter 26?
3. What happens as Theo and Rolf tend to the car in Chapter 24?
4. What happens after the baby is born?
5. What do Theo, Miriam, and Julian learn when they listen to the radio?
6. How do Theo and the Five Fishes get delayed in Chapter 24?
7. How is Rolf distanced from the group throughout the burial and after?
8. How does Theo choose the house he robs and how does he gain entry?
9. Why does Miriam come for Theo?
10. What does Miriam inform Theo of in the car, and what is his reaction? Who knows and who doesn't know the secret?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the writing techniques used by the author. Which are the most striking to you that make the book stand out? Which techniques help with the ability of the narrative to remain suspenseful and dark? Which, overall, are the major goals of the author?
Essay Topic 2
Struggle for power is a theme that often appears in the book. Discuss the characters who maintain this struggle, and what they wound up achieving as a result. Feel free to compare to examples of this you see in life as well.
Essay Topic 3
The story is split into two different books. Compare and contrast the speed, moods, tones, themes, actions, and growth of the characters between Book One and Book Two.
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