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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 Willie receive a phone call from?
2. What happens that Willie is able to cover and helps his newspaper grow?
3. What religion does Willie claim although he doesn't attend a church?
4. What does Willie begin covering for the schools?
5. What does Willie hear while in his office?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are the Padgitt family members described in Chapter 3?
2. What happens when Harry Rex asks Mr. Durant to forgive Sam for the affair?
3. Describe what is known about the sniper in Chapter 25?
4. Describe Willie's new look that he puts into play in Chapter 21.
5. What happens between Ginger and Willie in Chapter 18?
6. What is Willie's response when he learns that a young man from Ford county has been killed in the Vietnam war in Chapter 28?
7. Describe the election campaign that takes place in Chapter 27.
8. Describe the scene in Chapter 28 when Willie goes to play poker with Bubba and Bubba's friends.
9. Describe what happens to Willie and his living situation in Chapter 29
10. What happens when Willie goes to Callie's house in Chapter 29?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Given what is known in the story is it more likely that Hank Hooten really loved Rhonda Kassellaw or that it was part of his illness? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
There was a lack of physical evidence tying Danny Padgitt to the murders of the juror members.
1) Was it wrong to immediately suspect that it was Danny Padgitt? Why?
2) Why was Hank Hooten not thought of?
3) Was there any indication to the reader that it might not be Danny Padgitt? Explain?
Essay Topic 3
1) Is there any chance that another draft would be started in time of war? Explain.
2) Would you ask your children to dodge the draft? Explain your answer.
3) Would you view it differently if your child signed up for the service as apposed to a draft? Why?
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