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

Eleanor writes an article called "Ten Rules for Success in Marriage."

Part 1) Why might she have written this article? How might she have felt about writing this article? Why?

Part 2) What is ironic about this article and the events taking place in her personal life? Would you consider her a hypocrite? Why or why not?

Part 3) Would you say she has a successful marriage? Why or why not? How might she think it is a successful marriage?

Essay Topic 2

The author uses excerpts from documents and letters.

Part 1) From whom are these letters? Why does the author use these documents and letters?

Part 2) What do these letters reveal about Eleanor? How do these letters let the reader into her life?

Part 3) How do these excerpts keep the reader engaged in this biography?

Essay Topic 3

Eleanor's mother's disapproval pervades Eleanor's life.

Part 1) Why did Eleanor's mother disapprove of her? Why was their relationship so difficult?

Part 2) Why has Anna' disapproval pervaded Eleanor's entire life? Why was Eleanor unable to resolve this conflict with her mother?

Part 3) If Eleanor could have spoken with her mother after her mother's death, what would Anna have said to Eleanor? How might it have changed Eleanor's life, her view of herself, and her relationships with others?

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