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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. At the end of their first meeting, what does Charlotte agree to?
2. What does Lucy tell Eldridge about his family?
3. On the way out of the party, whom do La Rue and her guest run into?
4. When George learns his father cannot repay Mr. Lewis' loan, what does George do to try and help?
5. Why does Montraville consider before he meets Charlotte in Chichester who he hasn't seen for years?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why would Rowson intend this book for "sober matrons" daughters?
2. Why does Lucy pray to God for Charlotte?
3. How is Charlotte's youth and inexperience shown through her actions?
4. Why does La Rue urge Charlotte to read Montraville's note requesting a meeting?
5. How does the setting contribute to the tone of the novel?
6. How do the Temples' plans for a birthday party for Charlotte build suspense?
7. What is the purpose of Rowson giving information about "Content"?
8. Why would Henry discharge Eldridge's debt?
9. Why is Charlotte so ecstatic over the note Du Pont gives her from her parents?
10. What internal struggle does John immediately have concerning Charlotte?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What stereotypical statements or beliefs demonstrate the setting of this novel?
Essay Topic 2
How do the changing seasons align with characters' actions and plot development?
Essay Topic 3
Who is the overall antagonist of the novel? Why?
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