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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 animal do the elves give Ella to take on her journey?
2. What is one reason Areida is unpopular?
3. How does Ella impress the elves in Chapter 13?
4. What color dress does Ella put on for the funeral dinner?
5. What does Mandy give to Ella at night when she is crying in bed?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Areida unpopular at school? How does Ella also become an outcast?
2. Where does Sir Peter want to send Ella with Hattie and Olive? Why?
3. How do Ella's mother and Mandy react to the gift bestowed on baby Ella? Why can't the magic be undone?
4. What happens when Ella tells one of her playmates about her curse?
5. What gift does the fairy Lucinda give to Ella when she is born? How does the gift backfire?
6. What do we learn about ogres when Ella visit's the King's menagerie?
7. What does Ella discover about her book of fairy tales while she is on the journey to her finishing school?
8. Why does the elves give Ella a piece of Elfian art?
9. How does Ella say she was able to get the baby gnome to follow her? What does the grandmother gnome prophesize about Ella's future?
10. Where does Ella run away to during her mother's funeral? Who does she meet there?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the setting of the novel "Ella Enchanted". Where is the novel set? What time period does the novel take place in? Does this time period affect the plot or characters? What do the places in which the character live, work and visit tell the reader about them?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the author of the novel "Ella Enchanted", Gail Carson Levine. What are some of her other works? What are some parallels between "Ella Enchanted" and her other work? Has she been recognized for her work?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the motif of money and power in the novel "Ella Enchanted". How important is money to Sir Peter? How does he use Ella to get what he wants? Does money ever cause problems for Ella? Why does Sir Peter marry Dame Olga? Why does Dame Olga marry Sir Peter?
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