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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 has happened at the prostitute's house?
2. Why does Charles not feel bad about his privileged class?
3. Why does Mrs. Endicott allow Charles to go up to Sarah's room?
4. Why does Charles go into the child's room?
5. Where is Charles twenty months later?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Charles escape a second time to London.
2. Is tearing himself away from Sarah in the old barn the last shock of the day for Charles? Explain.
3. Describe the events after Charles leaves Lyme and goes back to Exeter.
4. What advice does Dr. Grogan give Charles in a letter?
5. What are the consequences of Charles' decision to break his engagement?
6. Why does Sarah, the prostitute, put her clothes back on?
7. How does Charles attempt to undo the damage done by being caught with Sarah by Sam and Mary?
8. Explain how Sarah finds life in Exeter.
9. Explain Mr. Freeman's reaction to the news that Charles will probably not fall heir to a title.
10. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Draw a relationship between the fossils Charles lookesfor and the Victorian society. Do you think Knowles uses the fossils as a metaphor for the petrified nature of the social and religious norms of that time? Explain your opinion.
Essay Topic 2
In the novel, Aunt Tranter's only concern about Sam and Mary is whether they truly are in love and plan to marry. Charles, however, is held him to a much higher standard of behavior. Write an essay about your feelings toward double standards.
Essay Topic 3
Fashion in the Victorian era. Research the fashions in the mid 1800s and describe them in an essay. Things to consider include: style, comfort, influence of Victorian morality, differences between the rich and the poor.
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