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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. Why is Charles going to London?
2. What does Sarah suggest Mrs. Poulteney do with her severance pay?
3. After Charles discovers that Sarah has vanished, who intrudes in his railway compartment?
4. What has happened at the prostitute's house?
5. What does Knowles acknowledge as the modern gentleman?
Short Essay Questions
1. In reality, what does Charles do when he pulls into Exeter and it looks like it is about to rain?
2. Explain Dr. Grogan's advice to Charles upon learning that Sarah is alive and expecting a visit from him.
3. How does Knowles discuss the reason for Sam and Mary going to the barn?
4. What happens in the Tranter house that day?
5. Explain Mr. Freeman's reaction to the news that Charles will probably not fall heir to a title.
6. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
7. What is a bigger surprise to Charles than discovering that his prostitute has a baby?
8. In the Victorian view of propriety, what step does Charles make when his train pulls into Exeter?
9. How does Charles attempt to undo the damage done by being caught with Sarah by Sam and Mary?
10. Describe the events after Charles leaves Lyme and goes back to Exeter.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Write a paper stating your opinion of Charles. Was he a victim? Was he stupid? Was he a pleasant person? Could he have managed things better?
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