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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 causes Ernestina to be unable to sleep?
2. What does Charles do when Sam comes into his room the following morning?
3. What metaphor does Charles use to describe his guilt of lying about Sarah?
4. What kind of morning greets Charles as he begins his walk to meet Sarah?
5. What does Sarah say to Charles after they discuss her lie about Varguennes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how Sarah finds life in Exeter.
2. What actions does Charles take after leaving the Endicott Family Hotel?
3. Why does Sarah, the prostitute, put her clothes back on?
4. What shocking revelation comes to Charles after he gets out of Sarah's bed?
5. Why does Charles not keep his distance from Sarah in her hotel rooms?
6. What advice does Dr. Grogan give Charles in a letter?
7. What are the consequences of Charles' decision to break his engagement?
8. In the Victorian view of propriety, what step does Charles make when his train pulls into Exeter?
9. What transpires with Charles and his friends at the club?
10. Explain Dr. Grogan's advice to Charles upon learning that Sarah is alive and expecting a visit from him.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
According to Knowles, sexuality is more enjoyable in the Victorian age because it is not spoken of and there is more mystery about it. Write an essay about how the Victorian gentleman, Charles, is drawn by the mysterious nature of Sarah Woodruff.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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