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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 has happened at the prostitute's house?
2. What does Charles observe about American women?
3. What does Charles attempt to do with Sarah?
4. What is in the second letter Charles opens that morning?
5. What discovery does Charles make that hits him like a thunderbolt?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what Dr. Grogan gives Charles to read.
2. Why does Sarah, the prostitute, put her clothes back on?
3. What shocking revelation comes to Charles after he gets out of Sarah's bed?
4. What advice does Dr. Grogan give Charles in a letter?
5. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
6. Describe the events after Charles leaves Lyme and goes back to Exeter.
7. Describe Charles' actions after leaving the Freeman mansion.
8. What actions does Charles take after leaving the Endicott Family Hotel?
9. In the Victorian view of propriety, what step does Charles make when his train pulls into Exeter?
10. What are the major events of the next day when Charles has returned from 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
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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