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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. Who does LuAnn call just after finding Duane's dead body?
2. What does the person who kills Romanello use to disarm him?
3. What is the name of Charlie and LuAnn's real estate agent?
4. What does Jackson believe after seeing that someone has put out an alert on the falsified IRS forms he made for LuAnn?
5. In what kind of location does the first scene of the book take place?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Matt Riggs help LuAnn during a car chase with Thomas Donovan?
2. How is LuAnn's interaction with Matt Riggs described just after he helps her escape a car chase with Thomas Donovan?
3. How is LuAnn's guide, Charlie, first described in the book?
4. How are LuAnn's contributions to Charlottesville society first described in the book?
5. How is the assassin following LuAnn first described?
6. How does Romanello blackmail LuAnn in the book?
7. What factors led to Thomas Donovan's search for LuAnn?
8. What does LuAnn discover in her trailer when she arrives to get some items and leave Duane?
9. How is LuAnn's relationship with her daughter first described in the book?
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
Greed is one sentiment shown in many of the book's characters and is responsible for many of their actions.
Part 1.) What might the author be saying about the true nature of greed based on the detrimental circumstances that occurred with LuAnn in the book? Part 2.) What evidence is present to suggest one can overcome greed with love?
Part 3.) What can we learn about the true nature of greed based on Jackson's fate?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the theme of survival presented in the book. What does it take to be a true survivor, according to LuAnn's plight in the book? Are there certain characteristics that need to be present or is it a specific mindset that is needed?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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