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. Who does Elizabeth request to come pick her up early from the excursion?
2. In what room of the house does Marchman spend most of his time with Elizabeth?
3. If Elizabeth were to leave Jake's house and travel to the nearest city, how long would it take her to arrive there?
4. Why doesn't Elizabeth leave the party with her traveling group?
5. Why does Elizabeth's family almost lose their home?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ian convince Elizabeth's family to let him marry her?
2. What rumor does Ian spread about Elizabeth at the ball, changing her status in high society?
3. How does Sir Frances Belhaven respond to Elizabeth after their first date?
4. How does Elizabeth react the first time Ian kisses her?
5. Why does Ian offer to buy Elizabeth's uncle's house?
6. What does Elizabeth's private investigator report to her on the morning of her wedding?
7. How does Ian respond to Elizabeth when she returns to defend his innocence at the trial?
8. Who demands that Elizabeth leave Ian's cottage and return to Havenhurst at once?
9. Why does Lord Everly accuse Ian of cheating?
10. What does Ian realize he must do if he wants to marry Elizabeth?
Essay Topic 1
When Ian was on trial for murder, Elizabeth rushed home to be at his side. First, explain how Elizabeth managed to convince the jury of Ian's innocence. Then, explain Ian's reaction to Elizabeth's testimony. How does Ian's reaction to the testimony reflect back to his feelings about his family dog after the house fire? What does this reaction tell the reader about Ian's character?
Essay Topic 2
When Elizabeth's parents died, she was raised primarily with the help of her elder brother, Robert, and her faithful servants. Fist, explain how Elizabeth's life was immediately impacted upon her parents' deaths. Then, compare / contrast the ways Robert and the servants affected her childhood. Which authority figure seemed to have the greatest impact on Elizabeth's upbringing?
Essay Topic 3
Gambling had a large effect on the Cameron family's life. First, describe Elizabeth's father's gambling habit and the way it affected his family's life. Then, compare / contrast the gambling habits of Elizabeth's father and her brother. What is the same about their habits? What is different? Finally, explain how Elizabeth's father's gambling habits affected his family even long after his death.
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