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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the young woman say she is surrounded by when she opens the safe?
2. What do they say doomed the Romanian wife?
3. How old is the young wife?
4. How long has her husband's forefather's ruled the coast?
(a) Eight centuries
(b) Three centuries
(c) Ten centuries
(d) Ten years
5. What does the young wife say the phone is as dead as?
(a) The waves
(b) The sea air
(c) Her husband's wives
Short Answer Questions
1. What colors are the young wife's furs?
2. What does the young wife say is bad about the passage?
3. Who painted the husband's first wife?
4. Who does the young wife say she will fling herself on the mercy of?
5. What are the taps in the bathroom made from?
Short Essay Questions
1. What reason do you think the young wife cries to her mother?
2. What do you know about Marquis's from other popular fiction?
3. What do you think is the significance of the opal?
4. Why do you think the story constantly harks back to past times?
5. Describe what an iron maiden is.
6. Why do you think the young wife does not tell anyone what happened, but instead accepts the gossip?
7. Do you think the Marquis is a conventional murderer in term of literature?
8. Carter references a lot of artists and books in the novella. What meaning do they bring to the story?
9. Do you think the Marquis's servant play a role in the Marquis' crimes?
10. Describe what a catafalque is.
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