A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 Test | Final Test - Hard

Amy Ephron
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Military marches in rhythm and ___.

2. Philip had been reported as _____.

3. Which of the following is not aboard the ships?

4. One should always keep a ____ hat in the closet.

5. What is the name of the producer Eleanor meets?

Essay Topics

Discuss Ephron's use of New York City for the setting in the story. Why do you think Ephron chose New York? How accurate do you think the setting is in regards to the real location? What areas are most commonly referenced in the story? What other location might have worked as well, if not better, than New York? What is unique about the setting? What regionalisms are exhibited by Rosemary, Philip and the rest of the characters? Explain.

The story allows for a substantial use of flashback. Discuss the use of flashback in the storytelling process. Does each character give enough information to make the story relatable? Do you like the use of flashbacks? Explain.

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?

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