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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 does Dunning slip the sheet of paper into that belongs to Mr. Karswell?
2. What is Lady Wardrop writing a book about?
3. What does Mr. Humphrey see in the hole in the paper?
4. Where do Mr. Humphrey, Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Cooper's wife almost get lost?
5. Why did Mr. Lake go to the cathedral, in "An Episode of Cathedral History"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Lady Ivy and what does she want?
2. What happens when Mr. Davidson returns to the church on St. Mark's day?
3. What is unusual about Betton Woods?
4. What does Mr. Harrington return to Mr. Karswell, and what happens to Mr. Karswell, at the end of "Casting the Runes"?
5. Who is Mr. Denton haunted by in "The Diary of Mr. Poynter," and what does he learn about that person?
6. Why is Mr. Karswell, one of the main characters in "Casting the Runes," a vicious man?
7. What is odd about the wood carvings in John Haynes room, in the story "The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral"?
8. In "The Uncommon Prayer-Book," what does Mrs. Porter says is wrong at the church?
9. In "The Malice of Inanimate Objects," how do the objects attack the men in the story?
10. What does the narrator learn about the wood carvings, at the end of "The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does James address the theme of religion in his book? Choose two examples of examples of how religion presents itself and explain how these examples contribute to the theme religion.
Essay Topic 2
How does James use point of view to engage the reader and enhance the plot? Choose one story and determine whose point of view the story is being told from. How does this effect the reader's engagement with the characters and plot?
Essay Topic 3
How does James address the theme of revenge in his book? Choose two examples and explain how these examples contribute to the theme of revenge.
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