The Age of Innocence Test | 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 secret thought does Newland keep during the dinner?

2. Who is Mr. Riviere?

3. What is the topic of conversation at dinner?

4. Where do Newland and Ellen agree to meet the next day?

5. Where have the Wellands gone at the beginning of Chapter 22?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why does Ellen run away to Skuytercliff? From what is she running away? Or is she hoping to find something?

Essay Topic 2

Why does Newland think it is critical to announce his and May's engagement at the Beauforts' ball? What has happened to make the timing so critical? Does Ellen agree?

Essay Topic 3

Explain the irony of Newland's being asked to discourage Ellen from seeking a divorce. How does he handle the situation at first? What are his true feelings about Ellen's divorce proceedings?

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