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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 does LuAnn's quick departure leave her without in New York?
2. What is Thomas Donovan's girlfriend's name?
3. What do Matt and LuAnn end their conversation on after he catches her going through his house?
4. How many hours does the job LuAnn interviews for at the beginning of the book require her to work per day?
5. What does Jackson believe after seeing that someone has put out an alert on the falsified IRS forms he made for LuAnn?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are LuAnn's contributions to Charlottesville society first described in the book?
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 Jackson's ability to disguise himself first witnessed by LuAnn?
4. How is LuAnn described just after her car chase with Thomas Donovan?
5. How is LuAnn's interaction with Jackson described when she gets into a limousine with him after accepting her lottery winnings?
6. What does LuAnn do to Duane after discovering him in bed with another woman?
7. How does Jackson find out that LuAnn has returned to the U.S.?
8. How is Jackson described the first time he is seen in the book?
9. What arrangement does Jackson have to make in order to allow LuAnn to leave the country after winning the lottery?
10. How are Charlie's feelings towards LuAnn described when he watches her accept her lottery winnings from the crowd?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The protagonist of the book, LuAnn, is a complex and interesting character that is both admirable and easy to relate to.
Part 1.) What evidence is present in LuAnn's introduction to suggest she possesses more strength of character than it first appears?
Part 2.) What traits does LuAnn possess that makes her a good protagonist?
Part 3.) What shortcomings and weaknesses does LuAnn have that make her more human and relatable?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the author's portrayal of disguise in the book, namely surrounding the character, Jackson. What is telling of Jackson's nature based on the ease in which he disguises himself, and what toll could this take on someone's identity?
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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