The Quiet Game Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Greg Iles
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Penn stunned to see _______________.at the execution in Huntsville.

2. Shortly after the Payton murder, Presley had been arrested. For what had Presley been arrested?

3. When Livy shows up at Penn's house, the two take a drive. Where do they go?

4. What is the name of the Marston family home?

5. While having drinks at Biscuits and Blues, who interrupts Penn and his companion?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

John Portman, Director of the FBI, uses many different tactics to rule his subordinates and try to keep people in line, including Penn Cage.

a. Identify three tactics used by Portman to keep people in line.

b. For each tactic identified, explain why Portman uses this method of control.

c. Compare and contrast these tactics in terms of their operational style, level of involvement, and operational success or failure.

Essay Topic 2

In addition to revenge, jealousy is a central theme of this novel.

a. Identify three characters that are motivated by jealousy. Describe their reasons for being jealous. Is their jealousy founded? Why or why not?

b. How does jealousy affect these characters, their decisions, and their actions?

c. What is the outcome for these characters? Were they successful in their endeavors, or would they have been more successful if they had not been jealous? Explain your answer

Essay Topic 3

Planning is an essential part of the story for several characters, as well as for the author to ensure that his plot moves forward. Identify instances in which Penn Cage and Leo Marston plan for their upcoming court fight. Identify instances in which each of these men fails to plan well. What is revealed about each of these characters through their ability ,or lack of ability, to plan? How is the strength of the author revealed in his ability to have his characters adequately plan? Be sure to support your reasoning.

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