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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. When a death might involve some sort of preternatural creature, what is standard operation procedure?
2. From the Lunatic Cafe, Anita and Irving are led to the end of a hallway and see what two men standing on a platform?
3. How did Richard become a preternatural creature?
4. What does Richard collect?
5. Why doesn't Gretchen's special power affect Anita?
Short Essay Questions
1. During the meeting between Marcus, Anita, and the pack, what statement first sparks an argument?
2. 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?
3. The morning after Anita shot Alfred, what do Anita and Ronnie do?
4. Why does George Smitz hesitate to go to the police for help in finding his missing wife?
5. Describe Louie, who Anita meets at Washington University the morning after viewing Edward's video.
6. After Anita returns home from the meeting where she shot Alfred, what do she and Edward discuss on the phone?
7. Why does Kaspar wish to hire Anita?
8. While Anita is near the theater, talking with Richard and Jean-Claude, why does Dolph page Anita?
9. At the Lunatic Cafe, who does Raina threaten and why?
10. Why is Anita worried when she learns that Richard has a Rodgers and Hammerstein collection?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
How do events early in "The Lunatic Cafe" foreshadow the events that follow? Does the end flow logically from the beginning, or does the end come as a surprise?
Essay Topic 3
How does the author use settings to enhance the mood and further the plot in "The Lunatic Cafe?" Are the fictional settings described as convincingly as the settings that actually exist in St. Louis (The Fox Theatre and Washington University)?
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