Almost Heaven Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Judith McNaught
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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. How long is the party where Elizabeth meets Ian meant to last?

2. What message did Elizabeth receive that she claims was in invitation to Jake's home?

3. How does Elizabeth dress when she arrives at Sir Francis Belhaven's home?

4. Which of the following characters points out that both Elizabeth and Ian are missing from the excursion in the city?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. Why doesn't Elizabeth think that Ian will be waiting for her at the cottage?

4. Who raised Elizabeth when she was growing up?

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

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

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

8. How does Elizabeth react when she realizes that her traveling group has left without her?

9. Who is Lord John Marchman?

10. Why does Elizabeth think that Valerie tricked her into meeting Ian at the greenhouse?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

When Robert encounters Elizabeth and Ian in a romantic embrace, he challenges Ian to a duel. First, explain why Robert reacted so violently to his sister's embrace. Then, explain why Robert and Ian were unfortunately matched for the duel. Finally, describe the outcome of the duel, explaining which man was more severely injured, and how.

Essay Topic 2

Ian is from Scotland, the land he still returns to and calls his home. First, describe Ian's life in Scotland. Then, compare / contrast that to Ian's life in England. How does Ian's life change when he takes over his grandfather's title in London? What is he giving up in order to marry Elizabeth? What is he gaining?

Essay Topic 3

When Elizabeth is first being courted by her suitors, she alters much about herself in order to attract a wealthy mate. First, explain what Elizabeth changed or hid about herself in order to attract men. Why did Elizabeth feel that she could not show her true self in the quest for love? How did the men react to this altered version of Elizabeth's character? How does Elizabeth's alterations directly represent the role of women during this time in high society?

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