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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. Whom does Hans confess to have fallen in love with to Daniel?
2. Not counting Daniel, how many children does Daniel's mother now have?
3. How did Daniel's mother know Sir Hugo?
4. How does Daniel tell Mordecai and Mirah that he is going to see his mother?
5. Where does Daniel have to travel to retrieve his family chest?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Daniel's mother misrepresent Daniel's identity to her servants?
2. How do the Cohens react when Daniel and Mordecai tell them that Mordecai will be leaving them to go live with his long-lost sister?
3. What does Daniel's mother tell him about her heritage?
4. What important financial news does Grandcourt make Lush tell Gwendolyn?
5. Why did Mordecai's mother share a special bonded with his younger sister?
6. Why does Daniel think that Hans' love for Mirah will not result in a long-lasting relationship?
7. As their marriage sours, what does Grandcourt tell Gwendolyn in relation to Lush dining with them?
8. What does Mordecai predict will happen after Mirah first gives her father money?
9. What kind of wedding ceremony do Daniel and Mirah have?
10. What does the reader learn about the Arrowpoints during the conversation among Daniel, Grandcourt and Gwendolyn at the Abbey?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gambling makes several appearances in the novel. Analyze at least two scenes in which gambling appears, and discuss 1) what function it serves in the plot; 2) what the reader learns about at least one character involved in the scene; and 3) what message Eliot is trying to convey to the reader by including gambling instead of another activity at that point in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
What literary devices does Eliot use to convey traits about two characters (of your choosing) within the first scene of the story? Thinking about the way that Eliot uses characters, foreshadowing, and dialogue, describe how those devices help the reader learn more about the characters, as well as what is going to happen later in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Gwendolyn comments that she does not want to continue tutoring her younger sister because she is ignorant. Write a well-reasoned essay that discusses 1) which character from the text is the most ignorant; 2) what evidence from the text supports your choice; and 3) two literary devices that Eliot uses to convey that character's ignorance to the reader.
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