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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

by Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What is the most important thing to Marlowe? -> Following the rules
2. What do the most powerful people all possess? -> Books
3. Marlowe says a loogan is a guy “on the wrong side of the fence.” What is Vivian’s response? -> “I often wonder if there is a wrong side.”
4. Whose murderer is not punished? -> Geiger’s
5. Why does Marlowe return his paycheck? -> The name on the check was spelled incorrectly

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