Dragonwyck Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 the book Miranda is reading when her mother calls her?

2. What happens at Dragonwyck that stops guests from coming?

3. What is Fenimore Cooper's occupation?

4. What does Miranda notice about her father as they ride towards town together?

5. What time does Miranda wake up while in the hotel?

Short Essay Questions

1. What causes Miranda to feel guilt during the summer?

2. Who knocks on Miranda's door when she is in bed for the first night in Dragonwyck, and what is said?

3. What does Ephraim think after Jeff leaves the farm?

4. How does Johanna die, and how does Nicholas respond?

5. What happens as Klaas is brought forward to pay his rent to Nicholas?

6. Where does Miranda hear the story about Azilde, and what is it about?

7. What does Jeff do after Johanna's death to calm his suspicions?

8. How does Ephraim feel about Miranda going to Dragonwyck?

9. What is given to Miranda just before she heads to her own home after the funeral?

10. How does Miranda feel during her first month at Dragonwyck?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Security and safety are two themes that are touched on a number of times throughout the course of this book. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?

Essay Topic 2

Love is a very important theme and motivating factor in this book. Which characters are most affected by this theme? Which relationships are the most significant to the plot and why?

Essay Topic 3

Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?

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