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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. Who gives Lipsey the name of the city that Dee and Mike went to to find the Modigliani?
2. Who comes up to Lampeth at the gallery reception and feigns being Lampeth's friend?
3. What does Mad Mitch respond when Peter asks him what he thinks of his painting?
4. How does the proprietor's wife treat Dee?
5. Why does Dee go to see the old man who lives above the fish shop?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the basic plan in forging the masterpieces as set up in the beginning of "Part II Chapter V"?
2. How does Joe feel about the news that Samantha is leaving film, and what does he do about it?
3. Why does Julian decide to open an art gallery and what are his ideas concerning it?
4. What happens to Peter after the incident at Belgraves?
5. What point does Samantha attempt to make about the movies she has made and the movies that she wants to make?
6. Why does Lord Cardwell have to sell his collection of art?
7. How does Lipsey make his way into Dee's apartment?
8. How is mystery set up almost immediately?
9. What contest do Peter and Mitch have and why? What comes out of the contest?
10. What does Julian find when he returns home from selling Sarah's car, and how does he use it to his advantage?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
How might the ending of the novel be considered ambiguous? Is the ending satisfactory? Does it give closure? Does the ending appropriately or inappropriately conclude the work? Explain precisely how and why?
Essay Topic 3
Choose a character that you believe is morally ambiguous yet plays an important role in the novel. Explain how the character can be viewed as such and why his or her moral ambiguity is significant to the whole novel.
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