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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 humiliation is Charles forced to undergo?
2. What is Sarah's reaction to Charles' guilt?
3. What happens when Sam comes to Charles' hotel room?
4. What does Charles decide to do?
5. What is Sarah's explanation for lying about Varguennes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what Dr. Grogan gives Charles to read.
2. Why does Charles escape a second time to London.
3. What actions does Charles take after leaving the Endicott Family Hotel?
4. What shocking revelation comes to Charles after he gets out of Sarah's bed?
5. What happens in the Tranter house that day?
6. What are the consequences of Charles' decision to break his engagement?
7. What effect does Charles' gift to Ernestina have on her, even after she is upset that he did not bring flowers?
8. Explain Dr. Grogan's advice to Charles upon learning that Sarah is alive and expecting a visit from him.
9. What transpires with Charles and his friends at the club?
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
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
Decide if you think Sarah was an innocent victim of her times or a calculating femme fatale. Write an essay supporting your claim and be sure to use quotes from the novel.
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