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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. As the years passed, what two customs began ceasing in the Chinese region where Gladys traveled?
2. What was Gladys doing when she met Mrs. Ching?
3. Where did Gladys first read about China?
4. Where did Mrs. Ching expect Gladys was taking her?
5. What about Mrs. Lawson and Gladys amazed the Chinese?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Gladys, did God answer her complaint of loneliness?
2. Did Gladys have a reason to be afraid when awakened one night during the convention?
3. Was the British consulate official in Japan right in scolding Gladys?
4. Describe the difficulties that Gladys faced on her journey through Russia, in Chapter 2.
5. Did Gladys show compassion for Mrs. Ching and the children living with her?
6. Describe Gladys' arrival in China.
7. In Chapter 8, what did the mandarin and Gladys disagree about?
8. In Chapter 6, why did the woman not care if the child was out in the sun?
9. How did Gladys respond to the mandarin's request that she be a foot inspector?
10. In Chapter 3, why did Gladys decide to trust the young woman in Vladivostok and follow the old man?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mrs. Ching used the metaphor of foot-binding to describe an experience she had. What was that experience? Was her metaphor accurate or inaccurate? Why? How can Mrs. Ching's metaphor be used to draw a comparison between two occupations that Gladys had?
Essay Topic 2
War affected Gladys several times during her life time. Cite one example when Gladys was in the midst of war. Describe her actions and reactions to the event. Discuss whether or not you consider her actions commendable.
Essay Topic 3
Compare the Gladys Aylward who left England in 1932 with Ai-Weh-Deh who returned twenty years later. Discuss the changes and similarities in both her outward appearance and her personality.
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