The Age of Innocence 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 mutual confession do Newland and Ellen make?

2. What was Newland's first vacation destination choice?

3. What is the topic of conversation at dinner?

4. Why does Ellen not pursue a relationship with Newland?

5. What is Newland's secret plan?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

During the story, Newland sends flowers to both May and Ellen. What flowers does he send to May? What is their significance? What flowers does he send to Ellen? What is their significance?

Essay Topic 2

Why is Ellen's arrival into the scene so controversial? Why does she make the others so uncomfortable?

Essay Topic 3

Why does Newland choose not to visit Ellen at the end of the story? What is the significance of the blinds on Ellen's apartment shutting as Newland watches the window from below? What is Newland's mood as the story ends?

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