The Monkey's Raincoat Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Robert Crais
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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 does Elvis do to Ellen's check?

2. Where does Elvis go to in Chapter 17 to think over the case?

3. How many men watch Kimberly Marsh's apartment?

4. What is Garrett's bodyguard's name?

5. Where does Elvis ask the person on the phone at the end of Chapter 9 to meet him?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the break-in at Elvis's own home.

2. What does Elvis do daily before he makes breakfast?

3. Describe how Elvis's attractiveness grows by Chapter 10.

4. Who visits Elvis unexpectedly at his office?

5. Who is Elvis?

6. How is "The Monkey's Raincoat" a genre story?

7. Describe the estate in Los Feliz Hills.

8. What does Dom accuse Elvis of?

9. Who is Dom?

10. Why does Ellen feel uncomfortable going through her husband's records?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss and analyze how Elvis is a protector and rescuer first and foremost in his work as a detective.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss and explain the importance of the motif of Crais's negative connotation towards each non-white character in the book "The Monkey's Raincoat."

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the motif of protection over women and, especially, over children. What does this repeated image suggest?

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