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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. What is the name of Mordecai's sister who is taken?
2. How does Mrs. Davilow react to Gwendolyn's increasing need for her after Grandcourt drowns?
3. What does Gwendolyn tell her mother about her marriage to Grandcourt as time goes on?
4. Where does Grandcourt want Gwendolyn's family to live?
5. Who gives Daniel the letter from his mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Daniel's mother tell him about the family chest?
2. What does Joseph Kalonymos talk to Daniel about before he hands over the family chest?
3. What kind of wedding ceremony do Daniel and Mirah have?
4. What advice does Daniel give Gwendolyn when she asks what to do if someone has wronged someone else?
5. Why did Mordecai's mother share a special bonded with his younger sister?
6. As their marriage sours, what does Grandcourt tell Gwendolyn in relation to Lush dining with them?
7. Before she confides in him, what does Daniel surmise about Gwendolyn's knowledge of Lydia?
8. Why does Gwendolyn keep up public appearances that her marriage is a happy one?
9. What does Grandcourt suspect about the package of diamonds that Gwendolyn has received?
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
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.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast two male characters from "Daniel Deronda".
Essay Topic 3
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.
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