Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Of what does Franklin complain?

2. What does Eleanor convince Anna to try?

3. From what does Eleanor suffer?

4. Eleanor's initiatives in the areas of women and children's issues also include what?

5. With what does Eleanor align herself?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Despite her personal ambitions, Eleanor suffers life many self-actualizing women of the 1920s.

Part 1) What are Eleanor's personal ambitions? How does she suffer like other self-actualizing women? Why does she suffer like other women?

Part 2) From whom would she receive pressure to act a certain way? Why would they pressure her?

Part 3) What does this reveal about women in the 1920s? Compare the lives of women in the 1920s to women now.

Essay Topic 2

Eleanor's tenure at Todhunter School mirrors her own education at Allenswood.

Part 1) Describe her tenure at Todhunter School. How does it mirror her education at Allenswood?

Part 2) What does she enjoy about being a student and a teacher? Might many schools have been like this in 1920? Why or why not?

Part 3) How do these schools compare to schools today? How have schools, teachers, and students changed? How have they stayed the same? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

A theme of Eleanor's life is abandonment.

Part 1) How is this a theme? How was she abandoned throughout her life?

Part 2) How does this abandonment affect her personality? Why does it affect her personality?

Part 3) What decisions does she make in her life that remind the reader of the abandonment with which she has dealt? How do you know this?

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