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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 John's contact in Boxwood Green?
2. How long does John have to wait for helicopters to rescue him after he aborts operation Boxwood Green?
3. Who does Doris call after she recovers enough to walk by herself?
4. Who does John first meet when arriving at Quantico for operation Boxwood Green?
5. From what does John want to put himself as far away as possible after aborting operation Boxwood Green in order to survive?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Charon do inside the police evidence room in Chapter 36?
2. How are John's acts in Phase Three of operation Boxwood Green described?
3. What is the nature of John's conversation with Hick's in regard to Boxwood Green?
4. How does John plan on getting to land from the USS Ogden during Phase One of Boxwood Green?
5. How is Doris's body found?
6. How have the conditions changed for the prisoners at Sender Green after operation Boxwood Green is botched?
7. How is Boxwood Green first described to the troops training for the mission?
8. How is Doris's first phone conversation to her father since her rescue described?
9. How is John's visit with Sandy just before leaving for the Boxwood Green mission described?
10. What does Xantha tell a police officer that picks her up on the street after John released her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast detectives Ryan and Douglas' investigation of Henry Tucker's drug operation with John's. What is telling about John's investigation tactics when compared to the police's? Who appears to have more ethical methods of investigation? What about effectiveness?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses the method of portraying multiple story arcs in the book as a way of slowly unraveling how each arc connects with the other.
Part 1.) What information are we able to learn about the book's characters that would have been absent if multiply story arcs were not used?
Part 2.) What tone might the author be trying to set in the book by using multiple character arcs to tell his story?
Part 3.) Is this method successful at revealing the secrets and mysteries of the book's characters or is it more confusing?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the role of money in the book. What is telling of the repercussions one must face for money based on the methods used by Henry Tucker to become successful and his death later because of it?
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