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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Albert Griffith's occupation?
(c) Bar owner.
(d) Private investigator.
2. Where does Saghure track Peggy Bain to?
(a) A drug party.
(b) A dollar store.
(c) A zoo.
(d) A bar.
3. What best describes Jimmy Flowers?
(a) Ignorant and uncaring.
(b) Caring and compassionate.
(c) Smart, irritated and busy.
(d) Bitter, angry and volatile.
4. What is Abraham Trahearne's occupation?
5. What feeling does Sughrue experience when he accomplishes a goal at work?
(a) Sadness that he has to leave people he now knows.
(b) Excitement that he will be paid.
(c) Relief that he accomplished his goal.
(d) Regret that the chase is over.
Short Answer Questions
1. What occupation does Melinda have?
2. What does Sughrue think about Betty Sue as the novel opens?
3. As Sughrue remembers, what caused the last woman he loved to refuse his marriage proposal?
4. How does Charles Gleeson know Betty Sue?
5. After seeing Melinda's sculptures, what does Sughrue go to bed thinking?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is shown by Trahearne's ex-wife hiring a private investigator to follow him?
2. How do Trahearne's novels parallel his personality and life?
3. What is upsetting Sughrue about Betty Sue as the search continues? Why?
4. How does Trahearne's interpretation of Catherine align with what the audience knows about her?
5. How do Selma Hinds' actions characterize her?
6. How does Sughrue treat Charles Gleeson? Why?
7. What is foreshadowed by Trahearne's eagerness to travel with Sughrue in the search for Betty Sue?
8. Why would Sughrue just accept the beatings from Jackson's men?
9. How has Sughrue's self-described "mean streak" affected his life thus far?
10. What tone is set when Sughrue says people in his business need "a moral certitude that I no longer even claimed to possess"?
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