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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. Where do Gwendolyn and Grandcourt go once they are married?
2. Where does Gwendolyn's family move when she returns from her gambling trip?
3. What hotel does Mr. Lush settle his "mystery guest" in as Grandcourt is preparing to propose to Gwendolyn?
4. Why does Grandcourt expect Daniel to be jealous?
5. How does Gwendolyn react to what Lydia Glasher tells her when they first meet?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Hans Meyrick's family feel about Daniel?
2. What does Mirah believe about her brother and sister when she runs away from her father?
3. How does Rex react to Gwendolyn's rebuff of his confession of love?
4. What is Anna like in comparison to Gwendolyn once they reach their mid-twenties?
5. Why does Mrs. Davilow think that Gwendolyn must leave home and get a job?
6. How does Mirah Lapidoth introduce herself to Mrs. Meyrick?
7. In contrast to what she originally believed, what does Mirah quickly learn about her brother and sister when she runs away from her father?
8. What does Lydia Glasher tell Gwendolyn when they first meet?
9. What does the letter that Lydia includes in the package with the diamonds that she sends to Gwendolyn say?
10. What does Grandcourt think that he needs to do in order to gain Gwendolyn's forgiveness as he learns that Gwendolyn has left town before he has had the opportunity to propose?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The character of Rex is quite complicated. In fact, one could make an argument that he is either a man of action or a man of inaction. Using three specific examples in support from the text, write an essay stating either that Rex is a man of action; or that Rex is a man of inaction.
Essay Topic 2
Using specific text throughout your essay, compare and contrast the characters of Anna and Gwendolyn.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast at least three instances in which Gwendolyn faces inner turmoil but projects a calm, outward demeanor; and at least one literary device that Eliot uses to convey Gwendolyn's tension to the reader through each example.
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