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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 Mattie say her mother felt like?
2. Who does Mattie walk home with?
3. What do Grandfather and Mattie find when they look upstairs?
4. What must Mattie do before enjoying her coffee?
5. When does Eliza return home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mother Smith suggest that Mattie is doing more harm than good to Nell?
2. What is Eliza's reaction when she sees Mattie?
3. Does Yellow Fever still exist and if so where?
4. Why does Mattie promise her mother that she will not wear her clothes.
5. What happens when Grandfather comes downstairs?
6. Why does Mattie feel like a traitor when she is walking Nell to the orphan house?
7. Why does Mattie feel her mother would be proud of her?
8. Why did Mattie's mother take a horse from the Ludingtons' farm and ride off?
9. What does Mattie find when she goes to the market?
10. What is Mattie and Nell's relationship at this point?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the themes FEVER, 1793 addresses is perseverance. Discuss what the novel has to say about this theme. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas. Do you believe that the novel does a good job of expounding on this theme? Defend your answer.
Essay Topic 2
FEVER, 1793 presents and comments on death and disease.
1) Discuss how each of these ideas is presented in the novel.
2) Then examine the author's view on the topics. What commentary do you think she is trying to make about death and disease? Why?
Be sure to support your ideas with evidence from the novel.
Essay Topic 3
One of the themes FEVER, 1793 addresses is fear. Discuss what the novel has to say about this theme. Cite several specific examples from the novel to support your ideas. Do you believe that the novel does a good job of expounding on this theme? Defend your answer.
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