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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 kind of home does LuAnn live in with her boyfriend and daughter?
2. What does the person who kills Romanello use to disarm him?
3. What is the name of the guide given to LuAnn once she arrives in New York?
4. In what kind of location does the first scene of the book take place?
5. How much of LuAnn's life does she deduce she has spent on the run?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Matt Riggs help LuAnn during a car chase with Thomas Donovan?
2. What happens when LuAnn goes to Matt Riggs' home to apologize to him after the car chase?
3. What does Charlie discover from Thomas Donovan's files after breaking into his house?
4. What does LuAnn discover the next day when she returns to the office where she had her interview with Jackson?
5. What is Charlie's first impression of LuAnn?
6. How do Matt and LuAnn escape from the FBI from her house?
7. How does Bobbie Jo Reynolds explain how the lottery was rigged?
8. How is Jackson's true identity almost revealed during a fight with LuAnn?
9. How is LuAnn able to secure a nest egg for her and Matt at the end of the book?
10. Describe what happens after Jackson reveals that his and Luann's deal is over, after breaking into her house.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The way the lottery is presented in the book, it almost appears to be another character, with the reader learning about the many facets involved in its presentation.
Part 1.) What are some of the ways that Jackson makes the lottery out to be a foolproof plan where nothing can go wrong?
Part 2.) What are some positive things that come out of winning the lottery based on the authors' portrayal of Roberta Reynolds?
Part 3.) What do we learn is the true nature of the lottery, and how does this reflect on the old saying, "if something seems too good to be true, it probably is"?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the portrayal of society in the book. What can we learn about the nature of being a part of society based on the portrayal of LuAnn as an outsider of society in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the concept of strength presented in the book. Which character represents the epitome of strength, and what traits does he or she possess that makes this true?
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