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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 the name of LuAnn's friend who she decides to move in with after leaving the cemetery?
2. What is LuAnn's biggest fear about her new life after winning the lottery?
3. As LuAnn is throwing the other woman out of the house, what does LuAnn grab the woman by?
4. What does Thomas Donovan admit to enjoying about dating his girlfriend?
5. Where does LuAnn arrive first in New York City?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is LuAnn's visit to her parents' grave described?
2. What is Jackson's plan that he wishes LuAnn to help him with when she meets him for a job interview?
3. How is the assassin following LuAnn first described?
4. How is LuAnn's relationship with her daughter first described in the book?
5. What does LuAnn discover the next day when she returns to the office where she had her interview with Jackson?
6. What does LuAnn do to Duane after discovering him in bed with another woman?
7. How are LuAnn's contributions to Charlottesville society first described in the book?
8. What is Charlie's first impression of LuAnn?
9. How is LuAnn's one family heirloom described?
10. What arrangement does Jackson have to make in order to allow LuAnn to leave the country after winning the lottery?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the portrayal of father-son relationships in the book. What is telling of the importance of having a healthy relationship between father and son based on the portrayal of Jackson and his father?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the portrayal of wealth in the book. What evidence is present in the book to suggest that being wealthy is not always a positive thing?
Essay Topic 3
Investigation plays a starring role in many parts of the book.
Part 1.) What evidence is given through Thomas Donovan's investigation of the lottery scheme?
Part 2.) What can we learn about the nature of characters like LuAnn and Charlie based on their investigations against others in the book?
Part 3.) What is telling of Matt's nature, based on his investigation of LuAnn in the book?
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