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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eleanor believe about Franklin's political life?
2. From what does Eleanor suffer?
3. In what does Eleanor encourage her daughter, Anna, to engage?
4. October 1929 also marks what?
5. During Eleanor's recovery and the rebuilding of her marriage, what does she frequent?
Essay Topic 1
Eleanor has an extramarital affair with Lorena Hickok.
Part 1) Who is Lorena Hickok? How do Eleanor and Lorena become friends? How does an affair occur between these two women?
Part 2) Compare Eleanor's relationship with Franklin and her relationship with Lorena. What exists in this relationship that does not exist in Eleanor's relationship with Franklin? Could this exist between her and Franklin? Why or why not?
Part 3) Would this marriage and extramarital affair have taken place if it had taken place today? How might the situation have occurred differently today?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
This book illuminates details about Eleanor's background.
Part 1) Describe her background. How does her background reflect her personality?
Part 2) How does her background affect decisions she makes later in life?
Part 3) What about Eleanor's life was surprising to you? Why?
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