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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 was it too soon for?
2. Where did Elsie aim to shoot the man on the roof?
3. How old was the bush that Kate and Elsie crashed into?
4. What comment does Elsie make on Kate's nightgown?
5. What did Dave tell Kate to do when he left her sitting there?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the "birthday cake" house look like?
2. How did David justify that Kate wasn't exactly a domestic type?
3. What decision does Kate make while sitting at David's and why?
4. How does David describe Kate's presence on stage?
5. What elements were necessary for love at first sight, according to Kate?
6. What was the difference between Dave and Anatole in the morning?
7. Why is David so bent out of shape about breakfast?
8. Describe Kate's personality.
9. Why didn't Elsie like the senior citizens home?
10. How did Kate feel about Elsie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is this novel a typical romance? Compare it to the plot outlines of at least two other romance novels. How are they similar? How are they different?
Essay Topic 2
What kind of thoughts plagued Kate's mind after she woke up the morning after the dinner party? How are these thoughts reasonable? How are they the mark of a woman running scared from her last marriage? How are they likely the affect of a traumatic dinner party the night before? Do you think Kate is being reasonable? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Speculate on the point of reading romance novels. What does it provide, if anything, to the reader? Do you think they are important to society? Why or why not? What is realistic about them? What is more fantasy than realism? Explain why you feel this way.
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