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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Joseph Leander's girlfriend?
2. Which of the following characters thinks the animal tracks are a hoax?
3. Which of the following characters is NOT handcuffed by the SWAT team and forced into the backseat of a car?
4. What reason does Molly give Theo as to why she is with Steve?
5. Whose car does the Sheriff steal before fleeing the battle at the cave?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the opening of the novel, Val, the town psychiatrist, makes a tough moral decision in regards to her patients. What tough decision does Val make? What events prompted this moral decision? In the end, was the moral decision she made about her patients a good one? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Friendship and trust become important elements during the investigations that take place in this novel. First, explain who you believe is the most trustworthy character in the novel, and give at least two examples for times when this character proved their trustworthiness. Then, compare / contrast that to the character you believe to be the least trustworthy character in the novel. Give at least two examples of times when this character proved their untrustworthiness.
Essay Topic 3
Jim Beer is a man with a very sad past. First, describe the history of Jim Beer and how he ended up alone on a deserted farm. How did Jim Beer's loneliness eventually get him caught on the wrong side of the law? In the end, is Jim Beer ever redeemed for his sins against the town? If so, how? If not, why?
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