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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Charles Bon's son after his mother dies?
2. Why does Sutpen reject his last (youngest) child?
3. Who makes Bon's coffin?
4. At the close of Chapter 5, Rosa says there is something hidden somewhere. Where is it hidden?
5. Why does Rosa leave Sutpen's estate in Chapter 5?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the relationship between Henry and Bon to the relationship between Quentin and Shreve.
Essay Topic 2
In what ways can the novel be interpreted as Quentin's story rather than Thomas Sutpen's story? Be sure to use specific examples from the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Pick one female character in the novel and describe her role in the text, how she is characterized, and what that role and characterization reveal about the novel's attitude toward women.
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