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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 happens when Sam comes to Charles' hotel room?
2. What is Charles' interest in paleontology now?
3. How does Dr. Grogan rebut Charles' objection that nothing improper passed between him and Sarah?
4. What is in the second letter Charles opens that morning?
5. What is Sarah's reaction to Charles' guilt?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the major events of the next day when Charles has returned from Exeter?
2. What happens in the Tranter house that day?
3. Explain the significance of Sarah's only smile at Mrs. Poulteney after she questions the old lady's relationship to God.
4. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
5. What shocking revelation comes to Charles after he gets out of Sarah's bed?
6. How does Knowles discuss the reason for Sam and Mary going to the barn?
7. What actions does Charles take after leaving the Endicott Family Hotel?
8. In the Victorian view of propriety, what step does Charles make when his train pulls into Exeter?
9. Explain how Sarah finds life in Exeter.
10. What transpires with Charles and his friends at the club?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a review of the entire book expressing your opinions about the style, subject matter, creativity, and general interest in the story. Your review should give reasons someone should read the book or not.
Essay Topic 2
In the novel, there are several references to the relationship between the wealthy and their servants. The servants at Winsyatt let their true feelings about Charles come out after he is disinherited from his uncle's title. Sam grows tired of Charles' joking and his condescension. Write an essay about how servants in a household are good judges of their employer's character.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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