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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is present when Rosa got engaged?
2. Where does Rosa live after leaving Sutpen's estate?
3. Who kills Thomas Sutpen?
4. Who conducts Sutpen's funeral service?
5. How do Shreve and Quentin believe that the French planter disguised his daughter's African blood?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
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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