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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. According to the narrator, what turns girls' heads?
(a) Men with blond hair.
(b) Men with cars.
(c) Men with money.
(d) Men in uniforms.
2. When Charlotte thinks of the pain she'll cause her family if she travels with John, what does she do?
(b) Wrings her hands.
3. After the search and note concerning Charlotte's whereabouts, what does Eldridge conclude?
(a) That Charlotte is pregnant.
(b) That Charlotte is dead.
(c) That La Rue is cruel.
(d) That Charlotte has eloped.
4. What does the narrator stress about danger?
(a) Girls are attracted to danger.
(b) Girls should marry young to avoid danger.
(c) Girls never perceive danger until it is too late.
(d) Girls can handle danger completely fine, alone.
5. What is Belcour's ulterior motive in persuading La Rue to sail to America with him?
(a) Getting La Rue fired from the school.
(b) Taking money from Charlotte.
(c) Convincing Charlotte to accompany Montraville.
(d) Getting an attractive wife.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has John's father warned him of?
2. Why does Mr. Lewis demand an instant repayment of his loan to Eldridge?
3. At the end of their first meeting, what has Belcour learned about Charlotte's family?
4. After reading the note concerning Charlotte's whereabouts, what does Du Pont recall?
5. When Charlotte goes to the meeting to say good-bye to John, what does she say she is sacrificing?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why would Henry discharge Eldridge's debt?
2. What is the purpose of Rowson giving information about "Content"?
3. What internal struggles does Charlotte develop concerning John and La Rue?
4. What can readers infer about Mlle La Rue from her activities of flirting at church and her behavior at a "cousin's" house?
5. What internal struggle does John immediately have concerning Charlotte?
6. What is the importance of Montraville and Belcour having completely opposite moral standards?
7. What does La Rue's actions foreshadow about her involvement in Charlotte's life?
8. How does the setting contribute to the tone of the novel?
9. Why would Rowson intend this book for "sober matrons" daughters?
10. How does money become an immediate symbol in the novel?
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