Edie, an American Biography Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. How did Francis attempt to have Saucie thrown out of Radcliffe?

2. Who was Jane Wilson?

3. Which "first" is Theodore Sedgwick credited with?

4. What was Henry Dwight Sedgwick's nickname?

5. How did the Sedgwick children feel about California?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who did Edie stay with in New York after leaving Cambridge?

2. What does Gerard Malanga say about Warhol's films?

3. What did Edie eventually decide was the best way to deal with her drug problems?

4. What is said about Edie's relationship with Bob Dylan?

5. Where did Judge Theodore Sedgwick's family settle?

6. How did Bobby Sedgwick die?

7. How did Edie meet Andy Warhol?

8. What does Saucie recall about her rebelliousness as a young woman?

9. Describe "Bobbo" Sedgwick.

10. What does the author tell us about Edie's father, Francis Minturn Sedgwick?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss homosexuality as it is portrayed in Edie, An American Biography. Describe Edie's personal experiences with homosexuality, including her brothers' struggle with their father over his own homosexuality.

Essay Topic 2

Describe Edie's siblings. What were her relationships like with them? What struggles did they face? Was there a connection between the issues they dealt with and the issues that Edie dealt with?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Edie's parents and her relationship with them. Describe Francis Sedgwick. What was his relationship like with his children? Was he to blame for their psychological problems? Why or why not? Describe Alice Sedgwick. What was her relationship like with her children? How did she deal with her husband's infidelities?

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