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Absalom, Absalom! Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who kills Thomas Sutpen?



2. Where does Thomas Sutpen go when he leaves his family as a boy?



3. Who is the first person Rosa encounters when she enters Sutpen's house after the murder?



4. Who does Sutpen visit when he returns to Jefferson to place a tombstone on Ellen's grave?



5. Who is present when Rosa got engaged?



Essay Topics

Discuss why Clytie chose to stay at Sutpen's Hundred her entire life, and why she remained loyalty to her family until the end. Be sure to use specific examples from the text.

In what ways are children in this novel punished for what their parents have done? Is this punishment intended to be a larger commentary? If so, of what? Be sure to use specific examples from the text.

Point to cases of irony in the novel. What is the role of irony in the novel? How does the irony in the novel contribute to our understanding of the novel?

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