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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 happens when the lawyers cannot dredge up anything on Rachel?
2. Who is feared by all Troy's children for his lawyer skills?
3. What does Hawk tell the other lawyers that makes them nervous?
4. Who does Josh call to find out about Nate?
5. What does Welly tell Valdir?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Rex decide to do about his understanding?
2. What did Nate tell Josh on the drive from the airport?
3. How did Nate score the first point in the dispositions?
4. Why did Josh want to speak to Nate and why was it impossible?
5. Why did Josh meet with Judge Wycliff and what did he tell him? What was the Judge's response?
6. What happened right after Nate woke the day after the storm?
7. What did Nate feel like back in D.C. and what did he do about it?
8. Why was Nate unable to speak with Rachel the day after he arrived in the village?
9. What does Rachel see about Nate and what does she offer?
10. What was Hark doing to help his lawsuit?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Nate is thankful for Rachel's friendship. He relies on her for the strength that he lacks. Nate must learn to be at peace with himself. It is only through inner peace that he will be strong enough to resist temptation and happy enough to move forward down a healthier path.
1. Do you think Rachel and Nate could have become friends in a few short days? Why or why not?
2. How do you think Nate being at peace with himself will help with his addictions?
3. Do you think Nate has ever experienced true friendship before? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Unlike Rachel, Nate does want to return to the United States. She reminds him about what is good in life and offers encouragement. Their interactions leave Nate wanting to be a better man. This inner drive will eventually manifest itself as he overcomes his habits.
1. Why do you think Rachel would make Nate want to be a better man?
2. Do you think it is possible in the real world for someone who has messed up his/her life so badly to meet a person and all of a sudden want to turn his/her's life around? Why or why not?
3. Do you think a person has to have some sort of inner drive in order to change his/her life? What do you think is the inner drive in Nate?
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