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Girl with a Pearl Earring Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Griet's family react to the death of the youngest daughter?



2. Who broke Griet's favorite tile?



3. Who watched Griet with a smirk as she almost touched the pearls sitting out in the studio?



4. What is the name of the item that reversed the image of a painting into a mirror?



5. Griet knew that ________ was going to be trouble for her.



Short Essay Questions

1. What connection did Griet and Vermeer have immediately?



2. What happened when Pieter met Griet's family at church?



3. What kind of pressure was Vermeer under?



4. When Griet visits the Vermeers ten years later, in what condition is the family?



5. How did Griet's idea of Vermeer's art differ from Catharina's?



6. What were some of the class differences between Griet and the Vermeers?



7. Who was Cornelia Vermeer?



8. How did Griet's arrival at the Vermeer home go?



9. How did Vermeer treat Griet differently after he saw her hair?



10. How did rumors of Griet appearing in one of Vermeer's paintings affect her relationships?



Essay Topics

Why does Griet decide to stand up for Vermeer's paintings against her family? Is she right to do so?

What are the main differences between Griet's family's home and the Vermeers' home? What are the main differences between the members of the two families?

How does Griet break free from her family? Does she want to break free from her family? What event or action is most symbolic of Griet's separation from her family?

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