Absalom, Absalom! 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. 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

Essay Topic 1

Does the novel put forth a commentary about fate? If so, what is it? Please provide specific examples from the novel.

Essay Topic 2

At the end of the novel, Sutpen's house burns to the ground, eliminating the last vestiges of his former wealth. Compare the physical decline of the Sutpen estate to the decline of the Sutpen family.

Essay Topic 3

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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