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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. Where does Keyes station himself to be able to help Kara Lynn if necessary?
2. Which of the following literary terms describes the relationship between the murders and the theme of the parade?
3. Which of the following seems to describe how Kara Lynn feels about being with Keyes?
4. What does Keyes call the Shivers as he leaves their house?
5. Who do Kara Lynn and Keyes plan to call after they leave Bernal?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the unusual and unnamed float that unexpectedly appears on the football field look like?
2. What does Kara Lynn talk to Wiley about when she wakes up on the island after he kidnaps her?
3. What does Bernal do in this chapter and what is the response of the First Weekend in July Movement?
4. Describe what happens when Garcia comes out of surgery and talks with the police chief.
5. What does Mr. Cardoza tell Mulcahy in regards to Wiley's column and why does he make that decision?
6. What does Jenna say to Keyes when he wakes up and finds her in his office and how does she act?
7. What has Bernal decided to do and why has he decided to do this in regard to Garcia?
8. What assumptions does the Orange Bowl committee make about the members of the group and why don't they pursue the topic in more depth?
9. What does Shivers say is the most important thing in his daughter's life and how has her father taken steps to protect her?
10. What developments happen in regard to the relationship developing between Kara and Keyes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what way is this novel symbolic of actual events which have happened over the last thirty years? In what ways is it a misrepresentation?
Essay Topic 2
In what way is the reader left with areas of no specific closure? Do you believe this was an effective writing style? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Complete a character analysis of the protagonist and antagonist of the story. Compare these two characters. Which do you believe is the stronger? Why?
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