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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. John Pemperton reveals that the car that was involved in the chase with LuAnn is being held where?
2. What is the name of the FBI agent who has been following LuAnn's case for ten years?
3. Whose death does Matt see on a newspaper headline in Chapter 51?
4. What does LuAnn share all the details about with Matt after they are intimate for the first time?
5. Who saves LuAnn and Matt from the river after Jackson is killed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens after Jackson reveals himself as Bobbie Jo Reynolds in disguise to Thomas Donovan?
2. How is George Masters' investigation of LuAnn described?
3. How do LuAnn and Matt help Charlie escape from the hospital after he is stabbed?
4. How does Jackson find out LuAnn's location from John Pemperton when posing as a man named Conklin?
5. What does Jackson learn about the past of Matt Riggs?
6. How does LuAnn react when she realizes Matt knows more about her situation than she has told him?
7. How does Thomas Donovan try and coerce LuAnn's cooperation in uncovering the lottery scam?
8. How does LuAnn react after noticing Jackson watching her outside her house in Chapter 43?
9. Describe what happens after Jackson reveals that his and Luann's deal is over, after breaking into her house.
10. What happens between LuAnn and Matt after she goes out to see him survey her land for a new building?
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
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 3
Compare and contrast Thomas Donovan's investigation of the lottery with George Masters in the book. Which character was driven by the right purpose, and what is telling of investigation based on the portrayal of these two characters?
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