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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What incites Eduard to make a passionate visit to Charlotte?
(a) The thought of Ottilie working on a project of Eduard's.
(b) The realization that he is not yet a father.
(c) The idea that making love to Charlotte will cement his desire for her.
(d) The drunken dare of Eduard's male guest.
2. What does Ottilie see as her "everything?"
(a) Her friendship with Charlotte.
(b) Her attention to her reading.
(c) Her passion for gardening.
(d) Her love for Eduard.
3. What does Eduard's note demand of Charlotte?
(a) That Charlotte move away from the estate and live as a widow.
(b) That Charlotte treat Ottilie as an equal, not as a lesser relative.
(c) That Charlotte send Ottilie to live with her great aunt.
(d) That Charlotte keep Ottilie at the estate and not send her away.
4. What is the second main project the male guest of the estate proposes to his hosts?
(a) To make a map of the entire estate.
(b) To rebuild the ruined church in the village.
(c) To make an inventory of the estate.
(d) To set sail around the European continent.
5. What general plans do Eduard and the captain have for the estate?
(a) Improving the landscaping on a large scale.
(b) Cleaning up the grounds and house and prepare the estate for sale.
(c) Renovating the main house to accommodate Eduard's growing brood.
(d) Tearing down the old stables and erect new ones.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one subject of the guests and hosts' conversation during the group's first dinner together?
2. How does Eduard view his previous feelings of love, before he loved Ottilie?
3. What does Eduard convince Ottilie of regarding Charlotte and/or the Captain?
4. What letter does the Captain keep secret from his friends?
5. What act of submissiveness does Charlotte warn Ottilie against?
Short Essay Questions
1. What sudden action does Eduard take after the Captain leaves the household?
2. Summarize the events which occur on Ottilie's birthday.
3. Describe Eduard's and the Captain's interactions with members of the lower social classes.
4. What does Eduard decide to do to further his relationship with Ottilie, and how does this attempt end up?
5. Summarize the letters from the headmistress and the schoolmaster.
6. What counteroffer does Charlotte make to Eduard's proposal of the Captain's visit?
7. Summarize the concept of "elective affinities," and describe how the Captain, Eduard, and Charlotte formulate their discussion of this concept.
8. For what reason does the foursome decide to build a pavilion?
9. How does Ottilie occupy herself after Charlotte and Eduard's confrontation and Eduard's subsequent actions?
10. What changes in the Captain's future situation come to light in Part I, Chapter 14?
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