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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Daniel tell Mordecai and Mirah that he is going to see his mother?
2. What valuable family item does Mirah's father steal from Daniel?
3. How did Daniel's mother know Sir Hugo?
4. Whom does Daniel end up marrying when the novel concludes?
5. Who is Jacob?
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
Throughout the play, some characters are (1) admired but not respected, (2) respected but not admired, and (3) admired and respected. Select one character who in your opinion fits each description, and using supporting text from the book, write an essay stating who admires and/or respects them and why.
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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