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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. What does Sophie tell Myron about Clu and Myron's trip?
2. Who else does Myron decide to visit?
3. Why are Myron and the woman at the beach?
4. Where do Myron and Win go from the courthouse?
5. Why is Esperanza refusing to tell Myron about the case?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jessica tell Myron about Clu? Do you think Myron being in danger had anything to do with Clu's death?
2. What is the author saying about sexuality in the scenario of the Take a Guess Club? Do you think Myron is too conservative or old fashioned for judging those people?
3. How did the press act about Esperanza's case? Do you think that was ethical of the press to act like that?
4. What happened when Myron found a brown envelope in his office? What do you think the message was?
5. What kind of history does Myron have with the Aches and what kind of business men are the two?
6. What does Billy Lee's mother tell Myron? Do you think it was right for her to blame Myron for not helping Billy Lee?
7. What happens when Myron sees Esperanza? Why do you think she won't talk to Myron?
8. Describe how you perceive Clu as a person.
9. What happens when Myron returns to Win's apartment from the club? Do you think Win was wrong for laughing at Myron?
10. Describe the kind of club has Big Cyndi connected with Clu? Do you think that a wife would be justified to throw out a husband if he went to that type of club?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Myron and Win are good friends, though they are very different. Discuss the following:
1. Describe Myron and Win's friendship. Give examples.
2. Why do you think Myron continues to be friends with Win even though Myron strongly disapproves of much of what Win does?
3. Would you be willing to have a friend who is like Win? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
This story involves sports and agencies who manage big-name sport personnel. Discuss the following:
1. Explain the "ins and outs" of Myron's business.
2. Why do you think highly-paid athletes need someone like Myron to manage their affairs? Give examples
3. Would you trust Myron with your affairs? How about TruPro? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. What is the criteria for a successful novel? For a successful mystery novel?
2. Is this book successful as a mystery novel? Why or why not?
3. Why do you think mystery novels are popular?
4. When you choose to read a book, what genre do you select? Why?
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