|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dr. Grogan suggest?
2. What does Charles observe about American women?
3. In the Victorian ending, what unlikely thing does Charles do?
4. What document does Dr. Grogan give Charles to read?
5. Why does Mrs. Endicott allow Charles to go up to Sarah's room?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
2. How does Knowles discuss the reason for Sam and Mary going to the barn?
3. What are the consequences of Charles' decision to break his engagement?
4. Explain how Sarah finds life in Exeter.
5. In reality, what does Charles do when he pulls into Exeter and it looks like it is about to rain?
6. Explain Mr. Freeman's contradictory feelings about aristocracy.
7. What are the major events of the next day when Charles has returned from Exeter?
8. Describe the events after Charles leaves Lyme and goes back to Exeter.
9. What actions does Charles take after leaving the Endicott Family Hotel?
10. In the Victorian view of propriety, what step does Charles make when his train pulls into Exeter?
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
Based on the incidents in the novel, write an essay called "Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread." Make a case for thinking out seriously before taking any action.
Essay Topic 3
Using the characters Charles, Ernestina, and Sarah, write a short-short story set in the 21st century about a broken engagement. Use the title, "Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned." Will your story be much different from the broken engagement in The French Lieutenant's Woman?
This section contains 734 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)