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1. How does Bigger plan to benefit financially from the murder? -> Sell her body back to her family
2. On whom does Bigger attempt to blame the murder? -> An eight-foot, three-and-one-half inch tall invisible rabbit
3. Who finds the remains of Mary’s body? -> A police dog named Sniffy
4. What does Bigger do to Bessie? -> Rapes and kills her
5. What is Bigger’s sentence? -> Life in prison
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