Garden of Shadows Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Which of the servants had known Malcolm all his life?

2. What did attics represent to Olivia?

3. What did Olivia and Malcolm name their firstborn son?

4. Which of Olivia's thoughts in regards to the North Wing were proved correct?

5. What did Olivia think that she might gain out of Garland's new wife?

Short Essay Questions

1. What scared Olivia when she had returned to her room?

2. What did Olivia have to fight Malcolm over?

3. What startled Olivia about the kiss she shared with Malcolm at the end of their wedding?

4. Why was Corinne baffled and confused following Mal's death?

5. What was the ultimatum that Malcolm gave to Alicia?

6. What began happening to Alicia and Garland?

7. How did Garland speak of Malcolm in reference to his childhood?

8. Why didn't Olivia allow Christopher and Cathy to share a bed?

9. How was little Corinne the light of Foxworth Hall?

10. Why did Olivia initially deny Alicia the Victrola or radio?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Both Mal and Joel died due to fact that they hadn't listened to their father. Prove or disprove this statement and discuss how the story might have been altered if they had both been allowed to live.

Essay Topic 2

As Olivia's hope to be loved by Malcolm fades to oblivion, she turns further and further away from him and more and more draws towards God. Illustrate this gradual shift in her personality and emotional well being. Explain how she changes, and what best illustrates these changes.

Essay Topic 3

Malcolm makes every effort to ensure that Corinne never goes without, yet ignores both of his sons. Discuss why this might be. How does Malcolm view Corinne? In what way does he make allowances for her that he didn't make for Mal and Joel? How does she repay this favoritism?

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