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The End of the Affair Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Parkis visit the Reading Room?



2. Why does Sarah not want to leave her home the night Bendrix calls?



3. Why does Bendrix break his date with Sylvia?



4. Why is Waterbury surprised when Sylvia offers to escort Bendrix to Sarah's funeral?



5. What prevents Sarah from kissing Bendrix after their lunch at Rules?



Essay Topics

One of the themes The End of the Affair explores is the power of love. Discuss what the novel has to say about this theme. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas.

Flashbacks are important to the development of the novel. Select two major flashback scenes and discuss:

1) what happens in the flashback

2) how the story is influenced by the presence of this flashback

3) the significance of the flashback in the story

4) why Bendrix chooses to remember this scene.

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

Marriage plays an interesting role in this novel. Write an essay:

1) describing the ways marriage is portrayed in the novel

2) examining the significance of marriage in the plot and character development

3) arguing what you believe the author is trying to say about marriage through the novel.

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

(see the answer keys)

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