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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 Nate tell Josh?
2. What does Nate notice about his IV bag?
3. What thought occurs to Nate?
4. Where does Nate end up after leaving the hospital?
5. Who helps Jevy find an Indian village?
Short Essay Questions
1. What news does Welly bring to Valdir and what does he do about it?
2. What did the lawyers fighting the will do about the sanity examination?
3. How was Nate feeling physically as he journeyed back to civilization and what did he find out?
4. What did Rex decide to do about his understanding?
5. Why was Josh worried about the settlement of the will?
6. Why did Hark meet with the other Phelan heir lawyers and what happened at the meeting?
7. What was Nate doing at the cottage?
8. What does Rachel see about Nate and what does she offer?
9. What did Nate feel like back in D.C. and what did he do about it?
10. What happened when Nate was admitted to the hospital for the second time?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Phelan heirs were a dysfunctional group. It becomes apparent that Troy's impression of his children may have been sadly accurate. Bestowing a fortune on each of them may do more harm than good.
1. Why do you think having a lot of money would be harmful to the Phelan heirs?
2. Do you think Troy should have tried more to help his children change?
3. What do you see as the main problems with the Phelan heirs? Use examples from the book and to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Troy kept Rachel's whereabouts to himself, refused to answer Evelyn's letters, and her desperation culminated in her suicide five years after Rachel's birth.
1. Explain, in detail, what kind of man Troy appears to be that he would keep Evelyn from seeing her daughter.
2. Do you think Evelyn's suicide could have been prevented? Why or why not?
3. Why do you think Troy would not answer Evelyn's letters? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Nate's addictions are long-standing and Josh has had to cover for Nate on multiple occasions.
1. Covering for an addict or alcoholic is called enabling. With research, explain, using examples from the book how Josh was an enabler.
2. Do you think Nate should have been fired from his job? Why or why not?
3. How do you think a person can break an addictive habit? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.
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