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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 did Mother Smith have sent to the cooperage?
2. What does Mattie decide is the only way to find Eliza?
3. What does Mattie say her mother felt like?
4. Why does Eliza tell Mattie that she should eat slowly?
5. What has Mattie decided to do with her future?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Yellow Fever still exist and if so where?
2. Why does Mother Smith suggest that Mattie is doing more harm than good to Nell?
3. What is Mattie and Nell's relationship at this point?
4. What is Eliza's reaction when she sees Mattie?
5. Why does Eliza move the furniture outside?
6. What does Mattie find when she goes to the market?
7. Why does Mattie feel like a traitor when she is walking Nell to the orphan house?
8. What type of information does Mr. Brown say that he is now reporting in his newspaper?
9. Why does Mattie tell Eliza that the children should not be bled?
10. Why did some people wait until George Washington returned to come back to the city?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At times throughout the novel Mattie and Eliza depend on one another. Look back through the novel and:
1) Describe how their relationship evolves.
2) Discuss the impact that their relationship has at each point in the novel.
Use specific examples from the text to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
Mattie grows and changes as a character as the novel progresses. At the same time, she holds to a core set of values. Compare and contrast Mattie at several different stages in her development. Be sure to cite examples from the text to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 3
In FEVER, 1793 the author presents viewpoints on the themes of fear and perseverance vs. hope.
1) Describe the viewpoints presented on each of these themes.
2) Describe the characters presenting each of these themes.
3) Discuss the role that each of this conflict plays in the novel. Then discuss which the author thinks is more powerful.
Support your ideas with specific examples from the novel.
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