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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 does Charles do when Sam comes into his room the following morning?
2. What does Knowles acknowledge as the modern gentleman?
3. How is Aunt Tranter affected in all of the problems?
4. What happens when Sam comes to Charles' hotel room?
5. What kind of morning greets Charles as he begins his walk to meet Sarah?
Short Essay Questions
1. What advice does Dr. Grogan give Charles in a letter?
2. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
3. Explain Dr. Grogan's advice to Charles upon learning that Sarah is alive and expecting a visit from him.
4. How does Knowles discuss the reason for Sam and Mary going to the barn?
5. Describe what Dr. Grogan gives Charles to read.
6. Describe the events after Charles leaves Lyme and goes back to Exeter.
7. What are the consequences of Charles' decision to break his engagement?
8. In the Victorian view of propriety, what step does Charles make when his train pulls into Exeter?
9. What transpires with Charles and his friends at the club?
10. Describe Charles' actions after leaving the Freeman mansion.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about whether you would like to have lived in the Victorian era. Explain your reasons. (Hint: if there is no royalty in your family tree, you cannot choose to live during that time as a duke or duchess.)
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Did you find Knowles' literary gimmicks a bit confusing? Write your opinion about Knowles' bringing in the 20th century occasionally in his story, his multiple scenarios for the same scene, and putting himself into the story as different characters.
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