Playing for the Ashes Test | Final Test - Hard

Elizabeth George
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 107 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Playing for the Ashes Test | Final Test - Hard

Elizabeth George
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 107 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Who does Olivia answer the phone to while in her mother's house?

2. What career did Olivia move into after her father died?

3. What does Jimmy like to make models of?

4. What does Olivia say Chris should find work as?

5. What does Chris want to do instead taking up Olivia's offer of sex?

Short Essay Questions

1. In what way could it be said that Kenneth's pride was responsible for his death?

2. How does Jimmy react when Lynley finally gets to him?

3. Why does Lynley take Jimmy to New Scotland Yard?

4. How the author describe Hadiya's father?

5. How does Nkata help Lynley and Havers at the beginning of chapter ten?

6. What information does Gariella give Lynley about the case?

7. How does Lynley react when Jimmy falls into the river?

8. How did Olivia find out she had ALS?

9. What new information do the police find out about Chris and Olivia in Chapter 16?

10. Why did Olivia decide to get back in contact with her mother?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why are Havers' differences and similarities as people? How do their differences and similarities help form an effective partnership?

Essay Topic 2

What does the novel say about sexuality? In terms of the this theme what does Olivia's prostitution of her herself and the way she teases her father say about sexual repression? In what way is sexual repression often connected with British society?

Essay Topic 3

Examine the author's writing style. How would you describe the author's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does the author's style give to the story?

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