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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. In the Victorian ending, what unlikely thing does Charles do?
2. Why does Ernestina come to Charles' hotel room?
3. What gimmick does Knowles use as an ending of the story in Chapter 44?
4. What kind of morning greets Charles as he begins his walk to meet Sarah?
5. What does Sam tell Charles he wants two hundred and eighty pounds for?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the significance of Sarah's only smile at Mrs. Poulteney after she questions the old lady's relationship to God.
2. What is a bigger surprise to Charles than discovering that his prostitute has a baby?
3. Is tearing himself away from Sarah in the old barn the last shock of the day for Charles? Explain.
4. Explain Dr. Grogan's advice to Charles upon learning that Sarah is alive and expecting a visit from him.
5. What are the consequences of Charles' decision to break his engagement?
6. Why does Charles escape a second time to London.
7. Explain Mr. Freeman's reaction to the news that Charles will probably not fall heir to a title.
8. What are the major events of the next day when Charles has returned from Exeter?
9. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
10. Explain Mr. Freeman's contradictory feelings about aristocracy.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Give your opinion about Sarah as a Victorian era feminist. Explain how she would fit into today's society much better than she did in her own time. Show how Sarah always makes the most out of the resources she has.
Essay Topic 2
Both Dr. Grogan and Charles are followers of the new theoretical scientist of their day, Charles Darwin. Write an essay giving your opinion about Darwin's theory of evolution of the species.
Essay Topic 3
Write a short story about Mrs. Poulteney in heaven. In the story she should be bossy and strict just as she was on earth. Use your imagination to let her real character show through her white robes and angel wings. Also use your imagination about what St. Peter might do with a woman like that.
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