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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 is LuAnn's prized possession and only family heirloom?
2. What does Jackson have to create for LuAnn, that she never created for herself, in order for her to win the lottery?
3. What does Jackson find out that LuAnn has been doing with her taxes that upsets him?
4. Where does LuAnn accept her lottery winnings?
5. Where does LuAnn arrive first in New York City?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jackson kill Romanello?
2. How did Charlie help make arrangements for LuAnn to return to the U.S. after being away 10 years?
3. How is LuAnn's relationship with her daughter first described in the book?
4. What factors led to Thomas Donovan's search for LuAnn?
5. What does LuAnn discover in her trailer when she arrives to get some items and leave Duane?
6. What is Jackson's plan that he wishes LuAnn to help him with when she meets him for a job interview?
7. How is Jackson's ability to disguise himself first witnessed by LuAnn?
8. How does Romanello blackmail LuAnn in the book?
9. How are LuAnn's physical attributes first described in the book?
10. How does Matt Riggs help LuAnn during a car chase with Thomas Donovan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the concept of safety portrayed in the book. What methods did the author use to create a sense of safety for LuAnn in the book, namely with characters like Charlie and Matt?
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
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"?
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