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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. How does Mike try to escape when his father attacks his mother?
2. What is the name of Amelia's brother?
3. Where does Mike take Amelia when he visits Michigan?
4. What causes Mike to do whatever Mr. Marsh asks of him?
5. What does Mike give Lito when he visits Michigan?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mike steal from Lito and why?
2. What does Mike do for Lito before leaving for his first job?
3. What does Mr. Marsh say to Mike while he is drunk?
4. Why does Mike take Amelia on her first motorcycle ride?
5. Why does Julian work the way he does when Mike joins them?
6. What does Amelia show in her first comic strip for Mike?
7. What happens the day before Amelia comes home?
8. Why did Mike get in his father's gun safe?
9. What does Banks say he wants to do for Mike?
10. What did Mike's father do when Mike got in the gun safe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The characters in this book all had their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and write their main motivation throughout the book and how this goal affected the characters around them.
Essay Topic 2
Lucy was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did she accomplish this? What are some ways that his presence, however brief, altered the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if she had not been in the book at all?
Essay Topic 3
What interested the Man From Detroit the most in Mike, and how did this show how useful he could be to his business arrangements?
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