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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. Gav turns out to be a fun date until he calls Bridget ________________.
2. During dinner the group learns that _________ and ___________ are wanted by the police.
3. Who convinces Bridget to attend the Darcy's Ruby Anniversary party?
4. Why does Perpetua charge Bridget extra money for their room in Edinburgh?
5. Why is Bridget frustrated with her mum after her mum returns home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the personality of Bridget's new boss, Richard Finch.
2. How does the Darcys' ruby anniversary party change Bridget and Mark's relationship?
3. Bridget has obsessed all year about food, weight, and men. Why is it ironic that she decides to impress Mark by hosting an extravagant dinner in November?
4. Describe Mark Darcy's treatment of Bridget at the Tarts and Vicars party in July.
5. What things happen in September that draw attention to Bridget's age?
6. What is significant about Bridget's reaction to Daniel at the end of December?
7. What is the purpose of Simon Dalrymple's character at the Darcys' ruby anniversary party?
8. Explain Julio's crime.
9. Does Bridget need to change to be with Mark?
10. At the Darcys' ruby anniversary party, Bridget tries to talk to Mark, but he is busy trying to arrange dinner seating. Does Mark intentionally seat Bridget between the gay vicar and Geoffrey Alconbury instead of by his "dishy friends" as Bridget hopes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Daniel Cleaver stood Bridget up on a number of occasions. Mark Darcy stands Bridget up on their first date.
Compare and contrast Bridget's reaction to being stood up by Daniel to her reaction to being stood up by Mark. What do her reactions say about her self-esteem at the time of each incident?
Essay Topic 2
Bridget begins to purchase lottery tickets in March. How might the lottery tickets be symbolic of Bridget's lack of progress on her career and financial goals?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the author's decision to include an end-of-the-year tally of Bridget's resolutions. What information is the author trying to get across? Does this help to create closure in the book? Would you know what was going on in Bridget's life without the end-of-the-year tally?
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