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. For how long does she study at this school?
2. What causes this to happen to Elliott?
3. Who does Sara hire while the couple is on their honeymoon?
4. How many suitors does Eleanor have?
5. What will haunt Eleanor her entire life?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Eleanor find her new home?
2. How does Eleanor feel about visiting family homes? Why?
3. How does Franklin's mother feel about the relationship?
4. What happens to Elliott after he spends time in French institutions?
5. Where does Eleanor find relief from her worries?
6. How does Eleanor encourage women to stand up for their rights and the rights of their children?
7. How do others view Lorena?
8. How does Eleanor's tenure as head of the League of Women Voters affect her?
9. How does Eleanor feel about becoming the First Lady? What complicates her new life?
10. How does Souvestre treat Eleanor?
Essay Topic 1
Franklin's infidelity leads Eleanor into a pivotal point in her life.
Part 1) Describe Franklin's infidelity. How does it initially affect Eleanor? How does she deal with it?
Part 2) How is the statue by which she thinks act as a symbol? How does this statue help her heal?
Part 3) How does her life change during this time in her life? Why is it so pivotal?
Essay Topic 2
By the end of the book, Eleanor no longer sees herself only as a wife and mother.
Part 1) How does she see herself? Why has her self-image changed? What events have led to this change?
Part 2) Do you believe her family knows she has changed? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does this compare to the self-image of most women during this time? How does this compare to the self-image of women today?
Essay Topic 3
Eleanor has a strong relationship with her father.
Part 1) Describe their relationship. Why do they have such a strong relationship?
Part 2) How is the strength in their relationship contradictory to the relationship between Eleanor and her mother? Why does this difference exist?
Part 3) Is the relationship she has with her father surprising? Why or why not?
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