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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the grandmother gnome prophesize Ella will someday do?
2. What does Areida's father do?
3. What does Mandy reveal to Ella in Chapter 4?
4. What does Ella realize Hattie must wear?
5. Why is Lucinda a unique fairy?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ella explain her willingness to obey the ogre to Char in Chapter 7?
2. Who comes along to help after Ella stops the ogres from eating her?
3. Who does Ella's father introduce her to when she returns to the funeral? What does Ella think of these people?
4. After arriving at school, why is Ella able to quickly pick up on all of her subjects?
5. What begins to pursue the coach on the journey to the girls' finishing school? How do they escape?
6. Why does Sir Peter decide Ella will not marry Edmund? What does Sir Peter decide to do instead to solve his financial problems?
7. What terrible thing does Ella consider might happen if she married Prince Char?
8. What does Mandy discover about the mushrooms Sir Peter wants to serve when a suitor comes to see Ella?
9. Where does Ella go before she is to be sent away to school? What does she see there, and who does she meet?
10. What effect do the elvish mushrooms have on Ella in Chapter 19?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of love and romance in the novel "Ella Enchanted". Describe the love story between Ella and Price Char. How do they meet? What are some romantic moments shared between them? What conflicts do they face in their relationship? Do they have their happy ending?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the curse cast upon Ella as a baby. What is the curse and why does Lucinda cast this spell? Why is this spell seen as a gift to Lucinda but a curse to Ella? How does this curse affect Ella's life? How is she finally able to break the curse?
Essay Topic 3
"Ella Enchanted" is a retelling of the Cinderella story. What elements of "Cinderella" can also be found in "Ella Enchanted"? How has Carson Levine changed her story from the original?
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