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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. Where do Mattie and Eliza place the mattress?
3. Who is Jean Pierre Blanchard?
4. What does Mattie decide she needs at the beginning of Chapter 18?
5. Where do Mattie and Eliza take the children?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mother Smith suggest that Mattie is doing more harm than good to Nell?
2. Why will Mattie and Eliza have to go through lawyers in order to be partners?
3. Why is the Sharp home destroyed inside?
4. Why did some people wait until George Washington returned to come back to the city?
5. How does Mattie get rid of the robbers?
6. When Mattie goes to Simon's house what is she looking for and what does she find?
7. Why can the children not stay at the cooperage?
8. What does Mattie find when she goes to the market?
9. Why does Mattie feel her mother would be proud of her?
10. Why does Mattie say that it is more difficult to care for children?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 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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