The End of the Affair Test | 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. Which of the following is NOT a "privilege provided for the dead" in the Catholic church?

2. Why is Bendrix late for Sarah's funeral?

3. Why does Bendrix conclude that Sarah never read the collection of Thomas Hood poems he finds in her cupboard?

4. What does Bendrix notice in the margins of Sarah's copy of 'Last Expedition'?

5. What topic does Waterbury want Bendrix's opinion on for his article?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Bendrix begins the novel by telling his audience it is a "record of hate." Write an essay:

1) arguing whether or not this statement is true

2) demonstrating the ways that the narrator proves (or disproves) his claim.

Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

Essay Topic 2

Sarah's character has been described as a modern day saint. Write an essay:

1) agreeing or disagreeing with this characterization

2) proving your position through details from the novel.

Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

Essay Topic 3

Bendrix and Sarah's memories of events from their affair are often different. Select two of the scenes that both describe and compare and contrast them. How are they different depending on the narrator? How are they the same? What does this say about a person's memory (especially of an emotionally charged situation)?

Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

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