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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 the profession of Raina?
2. During their first meeting, what does Elvira ask Anita to do?
3. What sort of hair does Kaspar have?
4. Who does Anita date, at the beginning of "The Lunatic Cafe?"
5. What is a lycanthrope?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Richard and Anita share Chinese food, what is the nature of their argument?
2. Why does Elvira wish to hire Anita?
3. After Anita returns home from the meeting where she shot Alfred, what do she and Edward discuss on the phone?
4. While Anita is near the theater, talking with Richard and Jean-Claude, why does Dolph page Anita?
5. How does Richard react to viewing the video in Edward's hotel?
6. Why is Anita hesitant to date Jean-Claude?
7. At the Lunatic Cafe, who does Raina threaten and why?
8. Why does Kaspar wish to hire Anita?
9. When Anita and Kaspar meet to discuss the missing lycanthropes, why is Anita unable to get more information from Kaspar than was already available in Marcus' file?
10. Write a brief synopsis of the video Edward shows to Anita at Edward's hotel. Please keep the description appropriate for a classroom audience.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Does the author succeed in describing pornography without crossing the line into creating pornography? Why does the author choose to include pornographic scenes? How does the pornographic video further plot development or assist with character development?
Essay Topic 2
How do Burt and Dolph, Anita's two bosses, interact with her in the course of the novel? What point is the author making about women in the work force by Anita's disparate attitudes toward the two men?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the numerous creative ways that the preternatural creatures in "The Lunatic Cafe" manage to assimilate themselves into the human population of St. Louis. Why do the preternatural creatures choose to stay hidden, rather than work together to take over modern civilization?
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