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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 do medical experts believe about Dr.Rush's treatments of the Yellow Fever patients?
2. How is Nell acting throughout Chapter 21?
3. How regularly did Mattie bathe before the fever?
4. What does Elza tell Mattie about Mrs. Cook?
5. What does Eliza see when she looks at the boy's eyes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Grandfather allow Mattie to order him to bed when they reach the coffeehouse?
2. What does Eliza suggest that Mattie and Nell should do until the epidemic is over?
3. Why does Mother Smith suggest that Mattie is doing more harm than good to Nell?
4. Why does Eliza move the furniture outside?
5. Why does Mattie tell Eliza that the children should not be bled?
6. Why did Mattie's mother take a horse from the Ludingtons' farm and ride off?
7. Why does Mattie feel like a traitor when she is walking Nell to the orphan house?
8. Why does Mattie tell Eliza all of the details about what she has been through?
9. What does Mattie find when she goes to the market?
10. Why will Mattie and Eliza have to go through lawyers in order to be partners?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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