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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Horn's adviser instruct Horn to do in order to receive more votes?
2. Who does Ochs visit after meeting Oona?
3. Where does Berryman say he wants to retire?
4. How does Ochs know so much about Horn?
5. Who does Ochs find at the house he visits in Part 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the Prologue, readers find out that Jimmie Lee Horn was the first black mayor of Nashville, Tennessee. Horn was killed during a rally on the Fourth of July. Does the race of Jimmie Lee Horn have any impact on what readers may think is the reason he was assassinated? Does the mention of Horn's race cause readers to jump to conclusions since it did not necessarily have to be acknowledged so quickly?
Essay Topic 2
In Part 4, Ochs receives a letter from a customs inspector. What does the letter say? What is the connection between the information in the letter and Berryman's visit to New York City? Cite examples from the text 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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