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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 Deutschman call Vernon when he takes the Polaroid picture?
2. Which of following animals does Jesus solve a philosophical problem about?
3. What is the color of the ambulance's floor?
4. What does Vernon's mother say Martirio is known for?
5. To which of the following cities does Vernon have to travel after his arrest?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Vernon recall about the morning of the murders as he rode to school with Jesus?
2. What do the police find out about Vernon's sexuality?
3. How does Goosens probe Vernon in Act 2, chapter 7?
4. How did Vernon once help Taylor at a party?
5. How does Vernon plan to help Silas Benn?
6. How does Vernon's Mom betray the fact she does not believe in her son's innocence?
7. Why does Mr. Deutschman have to get his haircut at the meatworks factory?
8. What does Vernon think about Jesus?
9. Why does Vernon's mother say she is crying?
10. Why does Vernon want to get out of Texas?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the construction of Pierre's argument.
1. How does he introduce his ideas?
2. How does he construct his ideas to come to logical conclusion?
3. What weaknesses and strengths can you identify in Pierre's argument?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the book's dialogue. How does the author's dialogue contribute to the following areas:
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
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