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. 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 Topics

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

After Elizabeth saves Ian Thornton from a potential duel with Lord Everly, she meets him outside the party, alone. First, explain how Ian Thornton reacts to Elizabeth's feminine charms at the party. Then, explain how Elizabeth responds to Ian's proposals. Finally, compare / contrast Elizabeth's external and internal feelings about Ian Thornton. How does she represent her feelings for him, and how do these representations compare / contrast with her internal, private feelings about him?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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