Almost Heaven Test | Final 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. What does Elizabeth enjoy most about shopping at the markets in the village?

2. What is Ian's grandfather doing when he must wait impatiently before rushing off to find Elizabeth?

3. Who delivers the news to Elizabeth that she is no longer engaged to Sir Belhaven?

4. In which city does Ian meet up with his long-lost grandfather?

5. Why doesn't Roddy Carstairs want to be seen with Elizabeth at the ball?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Elizabeth's private investigator report to her on the morning of her wedding?

2. What is Elizabeth's initial reaction to Montmayne?

3. Why does Ian offer to buy Elizabeth's uncle's house?

4. How does Elizabeth prepare for her escape from Ian with Robert?

5. How does Ian convince Elizabeth's family to let him marry her?

6. Who is the Dowager Duchess?

7. What does Duncan tell Ian about Elizabeth's circumstances after she leaves the cottage?

8. How does Ian react when he sees Havenhurst for the first time?

9. Why does Elizabeth prefer to marry an older man?

10. What does Ian realize he must do if he wants to marry Elizabeth?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following 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

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?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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