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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Elizabeth react to seeing Ian's home for the first time?
2. What is the name of Alex's husband?
3. What does Robert show to Elizabeth in the hopes of proving his violent stories?
4. How long will Ian and Elizabeth court before announcing their engagement?
5. Which of the following adjectives best describes Duncan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The title of the novel, "Almost Heaven" comes up during a conversation in the Epilogue. What was this conversation about? What is the significance of the speaker who utters the words "Almost Heaven"? Based on the context of this conversation, do you find this to be an appropriate title for the novel? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Havenhurst is a place of extreme sentimental value to Elizabeth. First, describe the setting of Havenhurst. Then, explain why this place has such sentimental value to Elizabeth and what she alters in her marriage contract to ensure that it will always be hers. Finally, explain Ian's reaction to seeing Havenhurst for the first time. What does Ian's reaction tell the reader about this place?
Essay Topic 3
When Elizabeth is snooping around Ian's home, she finds a treasure box from his childhood. First, explain where Elizabeth found this treasure box, and why it was an unusual place for a lady of her standing to be snooping. Then, explain what items Elizabeth found stored in the treasure box and why Ian had kept these items for all these years. Finally, describe Ian's reaction to seeing the treasure box again. What explanation does he give to Elizabeth for keeping it hidden all this time?
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