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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the waitress who serves Bill, Ronny's estranged, and her kid in chapter 11?
2. Where does Bill fall asleep at the end of chapter 10?
3. Does Bill think Ronny Lawton killed his father by the end of chapter 13?
4. Who does Bill compare Ronny's estranged wife and her boyfriend to when he sees them together outside of their place?
5. Who calls Bill at the beginning of chapter 14 and wants him to come in for questioning?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Bill, Ed, and Sam agree to go out to the hurricane bunker together they do it for their own motives. The excitement they feel is only temporary. Their feelings change once they realize the seriousness of the situation.
Write an essay that explains why the men wanted to go to the bunker without notifying the authorities. Were their reasons selfish? How did going into the bunker effect the investigation? How did going into the bunker effect the characters? Reference the novel to support your argument.
Essay Topic 2
After escaping from Ronny Lawton's house Bill takes Teri and Lucas to his cottage. Bill loves how isolated the cottage is from the outside world. He reflects upon the memories he and his father had there.
Write an essay exploring Bill's feelings about the cabin and how they tie in to the memories of his father. What activities did he and his father do while staying at the cabin? What sort of food did they eat? How did Bill feel when his father left him alone days at a time while they were there? Reference the novel to support your points.
Essay Topic 3
The letter Bill receives is a source of trouble in The Keepers of Truth. When people become suspicious that he had something to do with it, he does little to discredit their assumptions.
Write an essay that explains why Bill is so non responsive to people's opinions about him. Does he care what his colleagues or the town think of him? Which if any characters take his side in the situation? Reference the novel to support your argument.
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