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The Pit Essay & Project Ideas

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1. What are the typical characteristics of serial killers according to psychological researchers? Does either Lalla or Bill have these characteristics?

2. What are the questions raised in Swept Away and The Mountain that are settled in The Pit? How are they answered?

What questions still go unanswered?

3. How are substitute teachers given their teaching assignments? How does your school district make sure that they go to the right schools? Are there any safeguards against impostors?

4. What steps can authorities legally take to help someone who is as mentally ill as Bill Hicks seems to have been? Are there any effective treatments?

5. Jeanette breaks into secured computer files at the hospital. How do hospitals secure their files? How vulnerable are they to break-ins? Could someone like Jeanette be prevented from finding a way into the files?

6. Why does Neil hypnotize Jeanette? Does he do what real-life hypnotists...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Pit from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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