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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 item does Anita refuse to give up at the entrance of Guilty Pleasures?
2. Who offers to be hunted in exchange for Anita's release from a cage in Kaspar's basement?
3. Who refuses to leave Anita's apartment without a kiss goodbye?
4. In Anita's apartment, what happens when Anita touches Richard and Jean-Claude to separate them?
5. What does Richard say makes it difficult for him to control the wolf within?
Short Essay Questions
1. During an argument in Anita's apartment, what happens when Anita attempts to separate Richard and Jean-Claude?
2. As explained by Anita in Jean-Claude's office, how do Anita's feelings for Richard compare with her feelings for Jean-Claude?
3. What is Kaspar's motive for betraying his fellow lycanthropes by supplying them to hunters for sport?
4. Following Gretchen's actions near Washington University, how does Jean-Claude punish Gretchen for disobeying his orders?
5. When Richard and Stephen arrive to help Anita and Louie, why does Stephen offer to drive Anita to Guilty Pleasures?
6. Why does Anita try to dissuade Richard from accompanying her to the nature center, following a call from Williams?
7. After Anita separates Richard and Jean-Claude during an argument in her apartment, why does Jean-Claude ultimately laugh and gloat, content to depart without a kiss from Anita?
8. How does Raina ultimately convince Smitz to admit that he killed his wife?
9. After Anita finds the body of Williams, what does Kaspar say to Anita during a phone call?
10. The day after Richard and Jean-Claude argued in Anita's apartment, Ronnie calls Anita to share what evidence regarding the Smitz case?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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)?
Essay Topic 2
What is the main theme of "The Lunatic Cafe?" How do the actions of Anita, the protagonist, serve to uphold this theme?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the complicated romantic relationships of Anita and Richard, and of Anita and Jean-Claude. Which, if either, preternatural creature seems most suited to a lifelong partnership with Anita? How does Anita's past contribute to her tendency to hold both men at a distance?
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