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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What symbolizes life and death in Chapter 13?
2. What occasion is about to be launched at Au Bonheur des Dames at the beginning of Chapter 14?
3. What is the main theme of Chapter 10?
4. What is one thing that Mouret's money cannot buy for him?
5. Whose is the second funeral held in Chapter 13?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the overall setting for the novel. Why does Zola use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Madame Desforges. 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 3
Create a brief character study of Baudu. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him at this point in his life?
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