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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. Where does Ben work?
2. What does Ochs find out Berryman used his credit card for before the Fourth of July?
3. How is the Southern man killed?
4. Where does Ochs Jones work?
5. Who orders the hit on the Southern man?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ochs ask the guard at the mental institute to do for him, and what events follow his request?
2. How does Berryman get assigned the job to assassinate Jimmie Lee Horn?
3. Describe the profession of Ochs Jones.
4. What happens to Ben after accepting the order to kill Horn?
5. How does empathy play a part in the relationship between Ochs and Ben?
6. When Ochs returns to Long Island, what information is he given?
7. Explain the crime that Ben commits after accepting the order to kill Horn.
8. Why is Ochs sent to Long Island?
9. Who works on the Bowditch ward at the William Pound Institute, and why is this person important to Ochs's investigation?
10. When Ochs returns to Tennessee after visiting Ben in the mental institution, what does he learn about Berryman? Why is it important?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Jimmie Lee Horn is murdered, Bert Poole is stated as the murderer. What events led to Bert's charge of murder? What causes people in the story to firmly believe Bert was the killer of Horn? Was Bert framed? Cite examples from the text that support your response.
Essay Topic 2
In Part 3, Thomas Berryman spends a weekend at a beach house with Oona Quinn. What does Berryman let slip to Oona? How does his slip cause Oona to be involved in the plan to kill Horn? Was the slip good or did it lead to trouble? Use examples from the reading in order to justify your response.
Essay Topic 3
Ochs is writing a book the events that led to Horn's assassination; the story will also reveal the true murderer. Ochs already knows a vast amount of information on Horn due to his research as well as the articles he has written on Horn. How does Ochs describe Horn? What could Ochs's opinion of Horn mean for his investigation? Is he biased due to his previous following of Horn and his career?
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