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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Franklin's condition?

2. Despite her commitments as New York's first lady, Eleanor's first responsibilities lie in what?

3. What earns Eleanor the respect of those around her?

4. What appeals to Eleanor's frugality regarding Earl?

5. What appeals to the young girl inside her whose sense of abandonment has never disappeared?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

Eleanor's mother-in-law is very controlling.

Part 1) How is she controlling? How does this reveal aspects of her personality?

Part 2) How does she compare to the other women in Eleanor's life?

Part 3) How does this woman affect Eleanor? How does she affect Eleanor's relationship with her husband and children?

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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