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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. Who tells Mordecai that his younger sister has been found?
2. Who does Gwendolyn want to connect with while at the Abbey?
3. What is the Abbey?
4. What does Daniel's mother claim to be in the letter that she writes to him?
5. Who gives Daniel the letter from his mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Daniel's mother come to find out about him as an adult?
2. What important financial news does Grandcourt make Lush tell Gwendolyn?
3. Before she confides in him, what does Daniel surmise about Gwendolyn's knowledge of Lydia?
4. Why had Daniel's mother marry so quickly?
5. What does Sir Hugo think about Gwendolyn and Daniel after Grandcourt passes away?
6. What does Daniel's mother tell him about the family chest?
7. As their marriage sours, what does Grandcourt tell Gwendolyn in relation to Lush dining with them?
8. What does Sir Hugo confess to Daniel about his reason for keeping Daniel's parentage in secret for so long?
9. What advice does Daniel give Gwendolyn when she asks what to do if someone has wronged someone else?
10. What kind of wedding ceremony do Daniel and Mirah have?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Using supporting text from the book, write a well-reasoned essay discussing whether the character of Gwendolyn is capable of loving anyone.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay discussing the role that Herr Klesmer plays in the novel, as well as a minimum of two ways that Eliot uses his characters to fulfill that role.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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