A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Amy Ephron
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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. That night, Rosemary has dinner with ____.

2. What is the woman's last name?

3. What is Eleanor drinking on the night she goes with Philip?

4. What is the woman's profession "on a good day?"

5. What kind of stones are in the jewelry Philip gave to Eleanor?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Eleanor perform at her new job?

2. What dramatic scene takes place between Philip and Rosemary?

3. What causes Eleanor to depart?

4. Examine the scene between Jane and Eleanor.

5. How do others react when Rosemary takes Eleanor to the house?

6. Who is Rosemary?

7. Discuss Rosemary's remembrances of the wedding.

8. What happens to Eleanor after she leaves work at the hat shop?

9. Explain the opening scene of the book.

10. What occurs after Rosemary leaves the store? What is Rosemary's next purchase?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write a short memoir that might have been written by Eleanor Smith. What types of things would Smith be most proud of in her career and personal lives? What other types of professional work might Eleanor have done or rise to in the future? Would the memoir include details of his relationships with Philip? How might Philip describe how she felt before, during and after her meetings with Philip? How would Eleanor address Philip's death?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the relationship between Jane and Dora. How does the author make it apparent that the women are in a relationship? Why do they attempt to keep it a secret? Does Jane's mother know? Why isn't the topic discussed? How might you approach the topic if you were Jane, Dora or Jane's mother? What is the opinion of Rosemary?

Essay Topic 3

At the end of the story, Philip dies from a stab wounds. It is a crime of passion. Is there any difference between a crime of passion and murder? How might it be prosecuted in court? What do you think would happen to Rosemary? How could either side prove its case? Use a real life story to gain insight into the process and how a verdict is determined.

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