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Questions for Chapters 4-8 of The Big Sleep1. List and describe ALL new characters you find in Chapters4-6. Hint: I count about 5 new characters.2. What does Marlowe pose as when he goes to Geiger's placeof business?3. Why doesn't he just go into the bookshop as himself?4. Marlowe follows a customer out of the store. He wants the man to know he's being followed. Why?5. Marlowe discovers that Geiger's bookshop is a front for another business. What is the real business going on in Geiger's bookshop?6. Sitting in his car in the rain, Marlowe finally sees Geiger at around 4 pm. Summarize everything that happens between that time and 7:20 pm.7. This story is rather twisty. Ask me a minimum of 2 questions about the book so far (anything from Chapters 1-6).8. Who do you guess killed Geiger?
9. Carmen is a young, beautiful, naked woman. Marlowe knows that he will never be attracted to her. Why?10. Marlowe's felonies are piling up. Examine his investigation of Geiger's house and list as many as you can.11. This question has 3 parts: Marlowe drives Carmen back toher home in her car, then he returns to Geiger's. A. How does he return? B. Why does he choose this mode of travel? C. Approximately how much time in total was he away from Geiger's house? This one is tricky but there are clues in the book that help.12. What is missing from Geiger's when Marlowe returns?13. Marlowe resumes his investigation of the house. He discovers a room that he didn't look at before. What is the significance of this room?Extra Credit: How would you describe the sound of Geiger's voice?Questions for Chapters 9-13 of The Big Sleep