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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. Which of the following words best describes the interaction between Molly and Jennifer in the supermarket?
2. Where does Molly tell Ivor he should say Molly is?
3. In what way does Monk offer Molly comfort when they return to the home she and Sam had shared?
4. How long does Molly wait for Sam at the café before she begins to worry?
5. What emotion does Molly believe Sally Anne has for her?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sam say about Sally Anne and what proof does he offer to back up his statements?
2. What happens when Wallace presses Molly for information and what does Molly tell him?
3. What does Molly confront Sam about that she says he mislead her on and what does he say about this?
4. What does the tension described by the author between Jennifer and Molly create for the reader?
5. How has the relationship between Molly and Jennifer changed?
6. How does Molly feel about Trevor when she finds out that he has left Jennifer for her?
7. Why is Wallace very angry with Molly when she returns to the hotel?
8. What does the newspaper article about Sam's death save Molly from?
9. How has the character of Wallace changed in this chapter?
10. What happens that causes Trevor to express delight in relation to Sam?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout this novel the author sets some voyeuristic overtones. Why do you think these overtones are particularly suited to this type of writing? Explain in detail.
Essay Topic 2
What is the importance of the flashback writing technique within this novel? Do you believe most novels require some flashbacks? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Molly's marriage to Sam. In what ways do you think her marriage to Monk will be different? In what ways do you think it will be the same? Do you think Molly should have married Trevor? Why or why not?
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