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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 is Willie called for his views on the new big business coming to Clayton?
2. What does Sheriff McNaught say that they got from the woods behind Lenny Fargarson's house?
3. What does Harry Rex tell Willie to do?
4. What does Harry Rex demand his friends keep quiet?
5. What does Sheriff McNaught ask Willie for?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what is seen of Danny Padgitt in Chapter 31.
2. Describe the parole hearing that takes place in Chapter 33.
3. Describe the effect it has on Willie when there is a large offer made on his business.
4. What does Willie learn about Hank Hooten and his mental condition in Chapter 43?
5. Describe the reaction when Willie learns that Danny Padgitt's parole hearing is to be held the next day in Chapter 33.
6. Give the details of Mo Teale's murder in Chapter 38.
7. What do Lenny Fargarson and Willie talk about in Chapter 34?
8. What does Lucien say about Danny's involvement with the murders?
9. What does Willie and Harry Rex argue over in Chapter 39 in regards to the murders?
10. How does the news of Danny Padgitt hit the people in Clayton as it is described in Chapter 31?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why is Danny Padgitt the only member of the Padgitt family that is singled out and given any background or extended description on? What is the role of the Padgitt family?
Essay Topic 2
Willie eventually begins to talk about getting married. What is significant about his admittance that this is something he wants in his life?
Essay Topic 3
Mental illness is talked about a little bit in regards to Hank Hooten. Would it have been more helpful if the author had given more information about this character? Why was Willie so willing to agree not to publish any of the doctor's information about Hank Hooten's illness?
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