Fingersmith Test | Final Test - Hard

Sarah Waters
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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. How does Richard contrive to be able to see and talk to Maud every day?

2. What does Mr. Lilly say in a letter to Richard?

3. How does Sue use her playing cards?

4. What does Maud decide to do about her situation?

5. What does Maud do with a razor?

Short Essay Questions

1. What changes Maud during the night after the outing and what does Maud do about it?

2. What happens when Richard, Maud and Sue are out on the grounds and Richard observes Maud watching Sue sleep?

3. Why is it ironic that Maud eats and drinks at Mrs. Sucksby's house?

4. What does Maud do with the razor she stole from her uncle?

5. What does Sue say to Maud the first night she is in the bed with Maud and what is Maud's reaction?

6. How is Sue's experience at the insane asylum similar to that of Maud at her uncle's house?

7. How does Sue feel about Maud, who was partially responsible for Sue being in the asylum?

8. What story about Maud does Richard and Mrs. Sucksby reveal to Maud?

9. How does Sue begin her return to sanity and eventual escape?

10. What happens when Maud and Richard walk into the house on Lant Street?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Though Maud does not yet know the extent and shape of Richard's deception, her journey through dark, winding alleys to a strange house in the slums foreshadows both the deception and the twisting developments in the final stages of implementing Richard's plan.

1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

2. How does the movement through the dark, winding alleys reflect Maud's mental or spiritual darkening?

3. How has your perception of Maud changed from the first introduction of her to her passage through the dark alleys?

Essay Topic 2

Chapter 9 touches upon several key themes of the novel: what is goodness, what is innocence, what is truth.

1. Do you think Sue is a good person? How about Maud? Why or why not?

2. How would you define goodness? Use examples from your life and the book to support your definition.

3. Write a short essay about a person you know or know about who you believe has a basic goodness in them.

Essay Topic 3

Sue understood, from her first time in the theater, that there are bad people and good people and people that could go either way.

1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

2. Describe a person you think is "bad." Use examples from the book to support your answer.

3. Describe a person you think is "good." Use examples from the book to support your answer.

4. Describe a person you think might be good or bad. Use examples from the book to support your answer.

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