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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. Where does Eliza take Mattie and Nell?
2. When Eliza and Mattie get back to Joseph's what do they find?
3. Who comes back to town because of the frost?
4. What was Mattie dreaming about at the beginning of Chapter 19?
5. Why does Mattie not want to wake Grandfather for help?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Mattie goes to Simon's house what is she looking for and what does she find?
2. Why did Mattie's mother take a horse from the Ludingtons' farm and ride off?
3. What does Mattie give thanks for at the end of Chapter 17?
4. Why does Mother Smith suggest that Mattie is doing more harm than good to Nell?
5. Why does Mattie feel her mother would be proud of her?
6. Why does Eliza move the furniture outside?
7. Why does Mattie tell Eliza that the children should not be bled?
8. Why does Grandfather allow Mattie to order him to bed when they reach the coffeehouse?
9. What does the short excerpt at the beginning of the chapter foreshadow?
10. Does Yellow Fever still exist and if so where?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Philadelphia is an important setting in the novel. Discuss the significance of this setting focusing on its impact on plot and character development. Then discuss how the story would be different if the story were set elsewhere. Be sure to cite several examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
Setting is important to the plot in this novel. Select three of the settings in the novel and:
1) Describe the setting in detail.
2) Discuss how it influence the plot and character development. Be sure to cite several examples from the novel to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
Mattie's mother and grandfather have a strong influence on her. Describe at least three ways that Mattie's family influences her development then discuss and analyze the impact these have on her. Is she better or worse for these influences? Why? Be sure to cite several examples from the novel to support your ideas.
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