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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 Rocky invite Mildred to do that she would love to accept?
2. What month does Mildred go on her annual holiday?
3. What has the piece of furniture become infested with?
4. What kind of flowers does Winifred usually use?
5. How does the person who stops by the table while Mildred and Everard are dining act?
Short Essay Questions
1. What argument does Allegra and Winifred have in regards to flowers?
2. What does Mildred do when she finds herself attracted to Rocky?
3. What does Rocky ask Mildred in a letter and how does Mildred react?
4. While having tea with Miss Clovis, what does Helena ask Mildred to do, and why does she ask her to do this?
5. After speaking with Miss Clovis, what does Mildred discuss with Winifred?
6. What does Helena tell Mildred while they have tea together during Mildred's holiday?
7. For their annual holiday, where do Mildred and Dora go and what do they do?
8. When Everard takes Mildred out for lunch, what do they talk about?
9. What does Miss Clovis have to say about Rocky?
10. What does Mildred discover while taking care of the Napiers' apartment?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the setting of the novel Excellent Women. Where and where is the novel set? How does the time period affect the storyline? How does the place affect the storyline? Would the story change drastically if the time or place were to change?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the motif of loneliness in the novel Excellent Women. Who is lonely and why? How does this loneliness affect the characters and plot of the novel? What is causing this loneliness?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the characterization of women in the novel Excellent Women. Who are the main female characters in the novel? What are some similarities between them? What are some differences between them? Compare Helena and Mildred.
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