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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 Kathleen think of Arthur's article?
2. When did Herman's friend abandon the idea of being a writer?
3. Where does Lloyd go to find his son?
4. Were does Lloyd Burko live at the start of Chapter 1?
5. How is Gerda when Arthur meets her?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Jimmy and Herman first meet?
2. Who is Hardy Benjamin and who does he have coffee with in Chapter 3?
3. Who does Cyrus Ott meet with?
4. What did Jimmy do in Arizona?
5. What does Hardy realize about Rory?
6. When is Arthur's routine disrupted?
7. Why is Herman disappointed?
8. Where does Hardy find Rory?
9. What does Lloyd admit?
10. What happens the next day?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the conflict between Lloyd Burko and his wife and family.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the cutthroat industry of journalism and how it is presented in the book.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of Ruby Zaga and examine her expectations.
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