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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. Where does Arthur plan to spend the night?
2. What does Dr. Montague believe has caused these feelings?
3. Where do Dr. Montague and his assistants spend the night?
4. What does Eleanor think of Luke's confession?
5. Who suggests a walk to the brook?
Short Essay Questions
1. Whom does Eleanor eavesdrop on to see if they are speaking about her?
2. In what room does Mrs. Montague insist on sleeping?
3. Who plans to roam the halls all night? Why?
4. What does Eleanor find in Theo's room?
5. Where does Theo spend the following night?
6. What warning does Dr. Montague address directly to Eleanor?
7. What does Eleanor confess to Theo as they walk the grounds?
8. Who teases Eleanor about her relationship with Luke?
9. When does Mrs. Montague arrive at the house? Why does she come?
10. What does Eleanor say out loud after the crash sounds through the room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why is Dr. Montague concerned about Eleanor's reaction to the house? Why has Dr. Montague invited her there? Why does Eleanor deny this incident? How does Dr. Montague expect Eleanor will be affected by the house?
Essay Topic 2
What is an unreliable narrator? Is Eleanor an unreliable narrator? How can you tell? What could the author have done differently to make the narrator more reliable? How does the author's choice of narrators impact the overall plot development?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Eleanor Vance? Why does Eleanor accept Dr. Montague's invitation to Hill House? Why does Dr. Montague offer the invitation? What does Dr. Montague expect Eleanor's presence will offer his investigation? What is significant about Eleanor's past? How does this past affect her emotions? How does this past influence Eleanor's future?
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