Almost Heaven Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of weather forces Elizabeth into a nearby cottage?

2. After the duel with Ian, how many men does Elizabeth's uncle set her up on dates with?

3. How is Elizabeth related to Robert?

4. In what room of the house does Marchman spend most of his time with Elizabeth?

5. Who does Ian beat mercilessly in cards at the party where he meets Elizabeth?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when Elizabeth attempts to make breakfast for the first time?

2. How does Ian realize that Elizabeth didn't set him up in the greenhouse, but someone else did?

3. Why does Lord Everly accuse Ian of cheating?

4. Why do Elizabeth and Lucinda unexpectedly arrive at the cottage in Scotland?

5. What rumors does Valerie begin to spread about Elizabeth and Ian?

6. How does Elizabeth respond to being invited to the woodcutter's cottage with Ian?

7. Why is Elizabeth in danger of losing her home?

8. How doe Elizabeth and Ian Thornton meet?

9. What do Elizabeth and Ian discuss over their first meal together in the cottage?

10. How does Sir Frances Belhaven respond to Elizabeth after their first date?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Elizabeth had many accomplices in her eventful relationship with Ian. Choose two of these characters and describe their roles in ensuring that Ian and Elizabeth end up together. Then, compare / contrast the way they felt about Elizabeth pursuing a man rather than the other way around. Do you think the relationship between Elizabeth and Ian would have survived had it not been for the meddling of these characters? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Elizabeth's financial standing plays a large role in the discussion of what type of wife she will make. First, explain Elizabeth's financial situation. How did she find herself in this financial position? Then, explain how Elizabeth's financial situation affects her during the courting and engagement process. Finally, explain how Ian permanently altered Elizabeth's finances by marrying her.

Essay Topic 3

When Elizabeth finds herself alone with Ian for the first time, she acts differently than she did when meeting with any of the other romantic suitors. First, explain how Elizabeth acted leading around men leading up to her meeting with Ian at the cottage. Then, compare / contrast that behavior with Elizabeth's behavior at the cottage. What is it about Ian that prompts Elizabeth to act so out of character?

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