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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 character is in Marinville's books?
2. Where does Peter get a pain when he thinks of Cary?
3. Who is shot by the people in the red van?
4. Why does Mary think all the people are outside their homes when she first enters the neighborhood?
5. What causes Collie, Steve and Cynthia to run out of the store?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is bothersome about the way the MotoKops are portrayed in this section of the cartoon's script?
2. According to Allen Symes, what happens at the Deep Earth Mining Corporation?
3. What three resolutions did Collie make to himself the morning of the shootings?
4. What is strange about the way the Carver children react to their father's death?
5. What does the yellow van do to Mary's car?
6. Describe the condition of the house in which Audrey and Seth lives.
7. How is Cary dressed?
8. What is happening on Poplar Street just before the shootings?
9. Why does Brad Josephson insist on going back home?
10. Describe the other vans introduced in Chapter 3.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the role of the MotoKops in the novel. Are they good or evil?
Essay Topic 2
Explore the significance of sex in the novel. Why is it mentioned when it was? What is it used for?
Essay Topic 3
Who or what is Tak? How does he come to be in possession of Seth?
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