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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 name of the movie that Samantha is interested in doing?
2. Who did Dee send a postcard to to tell about the search in Poglio?
3. What does Charles Lampeth miss as he reflects about life after dinner at his friends?
4. What is Dee doing in Paris?
5. Why does Lipsey choose an inexpensive hotel room to stay in during his investigation?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the reader know right away that Tom is going to be trouble for Samantha?
2. Where does Dee's search for the painting begin and why is it a bust?
3. Why does Peter go to work at Meunier's?
4. Who are Charles Lampeth and Lord Cardwell? What is their relationship to each other?
5. Who is Modigliani and what significance does he have to the story?
6. What lecture does Peter give his art students and why?
7. Why does Julian decide to open an art gallery and what are his ideas concerning it?
8. How does Lipsey fail in getting information from the old man who knew Modigliani and who had given information to Dee?
9. How does Joe feel about the news that Samantha is leaving film, and what does he do about it?
10. After leaving Dee's apartment, where does Lipsey trace her to and what does he discover there?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare the characters of Peter and Mitch. How are their values alike? How are they different? How are their lives similar? How are they different? How is their way of thought the same or different?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the character of Charles Lampeth. How do his decisions affect other characters? How do they affect the plot? How does his role affect the work as a whole?
Essay Topic 3
How does the scene at the party in which Joe Davies reveals Tom's past reveal the values of the characters and the society in which they live? What contribution does this scene make to the whole novel?
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