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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 will Edith live once she is married?
2. What do Monica and Iris discuss at Iris's birthday party?
3. How does Edith look on her wedding day?
4. Why has Mr. Neville decided to stay at the hotel longer?
5. When Edith says, "While people expect writers to entertain them ..." how does she finish the sentence?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Edith tell David in her letter to him in Chapter 12?
2. Why was Edith disturbed with Iris after the commotion?
3. List all of the descriptive words that are used to describe Edith on the boat.
4. Why does Edith agree to marry Geoffrey?
5. What does Monica say about her mother?
6. Who does Edith compare Jennifer to in her mind during Iris's birthday party?
7. What does Edith say about categories that writers are put in?
8. What are the preparations that Iris made personally for her birthday party?
9. What happens when Edith's car approaches the registry?
10. When Edith asks Mr. Neville if he loves her, what is his response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Give the full picture of Edith's relationship with Geoffrey Long. Start with how they met, include their courting time, and then finish with their wedding day. Be sure to include Edith's feelings that the author makes known while this process is happening.
Essay Topic 2
Edith was engaged to Geoffrey Long and Mr. Neville at two different times in this story. Compare and contrast the two men that she was engaged to using the text from the story to support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
When Edith sees Mr. Neville sneaking out of Jennifer's bedroom at the end of the book, it says that she wasn't surprised to see this. Why do you think that Edith wasn't surprised? Why do you think that she had no emotional response to the situation when most engaged women would be devastated?
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