Gaudy Night Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whom does the Dean call an incredibly beautiful young man?

2. When Harriet returns to the college, who is crying because of Miss Newland's disappearance?

3. When Peter returns from York, whom does he tell Harriet he was looking for?

4. What do Harriet and Miss Martin attend the morning after a big storm?

5. What do Harriet and the Dean find in the science lab?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

During her first visit Oxford, Harriet discovers a crude drawing. Answer the following questions.

1) What is on the drawing?

2) Having finished reading the book, how does this drawing show the motive of the culprit?

3) How does the timing of this incident point to the culprit?

Essay Topic 2

Compare author Dorothy Sayers with character Harriet Vane. Use at least three specific details in your comparison.

Essay Topic 3

Detective fiction usually involves a central character who solves the mystery. In the case of Gaudy Night, however, it is not Harriet but Peter who solves the mystery. Which one do you think is the main character of the book?

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