Cousin Bette: Part One of Poor Relations Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which biblical figures does Valerie ask Wenceslas to sculpt for her?

2. To which Shakespeare character does the narrator compare Montejanos, due to his physique and complexion?

3. After Hector receives bad news from Johann Fischer, what bad news does he receive from Valerie in a letter?

4. After Wenceslas and Hortense quarrel about Valerie Marneffe, where does Lisbeth go to live?

5. Lisbeth offers to arrange a loan on good terms for Hortense and Wenceslas from whom?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Throughout the novel, the author uses several objects for symbolic purposes. Choose two examples of symbols from the text and discuss their significance. How do these symbols relate to the themes and message of Cousin Bette?

Essay Topic 2

Morality is a significant theme in Cousin Bette. What message does the novel convey about morality? Use specific examples from the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the narrator of Cousin Bette. In what mode is the story narrated? How does this affect the major themes of the novel? How does the narrator relate to literary realism?

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