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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 horse?
2. What is the name of Jackson's doorman who tips him off to the FBI's presence in his building?
3. What does Thomas Donovan tell LuAnn is his main motivation for meeting with her?
4. What does Jackson find that Matt is a member of when running a background check?
5. Who does Thomas Donovan realize he is really talking to when meeting with the former lottery winner?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Jackson's true identity almost revealed during a fight with LuAnn?
2. What happens after Matt shoots Jackson by a cliff?
3. How is Jackson's relationship with his father described?
4. What is the nature of the deal Matt tries to get for LuAnn's cooperation in outing the lottery scheme?
5. What is the nature of detective Hank Rollins' questions to Alicia Crane?
6. What does LuAnn learn about her past when she finally meets with Thomas Donovan?
7. How is LuAnn able to secure a nest egg for her and Matt at the end of the book?
8. How do Matt and LuAnn escape from the FBI from her house?
9. What information does John Pemperton give to Charlie regarding the person involved in the car chase with LuAnn?
10. How is Jackson able to escape the FBI after they learn his true identity?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of being on the run that is portrayed in the book. What impact would constantly being on the run have on a person's character, and how did this effect LuAnn in the book?
Essay Topic 2
The concept of nostalgia is one thing that drives many of the antagonist's actions in the book.
Part 1.) What role does Jackson's childhood play on his actions as an adult?
Part 2.) What is telling of Jackson's nature based on the nostalgia present in his home?
Part 3.) What can we learn about the impact one's nostalgia can have on the present based on Jackson's actions in the book?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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