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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What seems to be the primary topic of conversation in the store?
2. What does Genevieve overhear Colomban saying?
3. Who is Pauline going to marry?
4. Mouret tells ____________ that the board has decided to fire him/her.
5. What is the overall task in the store in August?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Denise. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the role of women in the early 1800s when this novel was written. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do they have? What freedoms did they have that 21st century women do not have?
Essay Topic 3
Manipulation takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this technique.
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