A Year in Provence Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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. What is Henriette, Faustin's wife, handy at?

2. How many bakers are listed in the yellow pages in Cavaillon?

3. What did Peter find after driving a half hour on his way to his friend's house?

4. Who is summoned to fix the washed out drive?

5. What game do the Mayles play at the end of July?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Now that you have read the entire book and this is the last essay topic, do you think that you would want to buy a house in Provence and live there for a year anytime during your life? Write an essay telling how the book influenced your answer to this question. Include anything in the book which supports and explains your answer.

Essay Topic 2

The Mayles hire a number of different workmen to renovate their house and property in the book. Write an essay describing two or more of the workmen. What were their names? Specialty? What are some of the characteristics peculiar to workmen of Provence? Are they dependable? Do they work hard? What did each workman do to renovate the Mayles' home? How did Madame Mayle influence the workmen so that they finished the renovation of the house before Christmas?

Essay Topic 3

Of all the many characters in the book , whom do you like the most and why? Choose any character, describe him or her. What is his or her physical appearance, age, personality? How is the character important to the book? To the Mayles?

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