Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Lily relate Ned Silverton's situation with Bertha Dorset to her own life?
2. What does Lily tell her aunt the debt is for?
3. What does Simon Rosedale tell Lily to do with the letters she purchased from Lawrence Selden's cleaning woman?
4. What is Lily concerned about when she wakes up at Gerty's the morning after her argument with Gus Trenor?
5. Why does Lily decide she can't give Bertha Dorset the letters that Bertha and Lawrence Selden wrote to each other?
Explain why The House of Mirth is called "a novel of manners." Give examples from the story.
Several components of quality literature include:
1) use of descriptive words
2) use of analogies, metaphors, and similes
3) an attention-grabbing beginning
5) appealing to the five senses
Is The House of Mirth is an example of quality literature? Why or why not? Give examples from the story using three of the five components of quality literature to explain your answer.
Answer all parts.
In The House of Mirth, we learn a great deal about Lily Bart.
1) List four adjectives that describe Lily's personality. Include an example from the story to explain each adjective.
2) What is a value or belief Lily has?
3) How does she act on this value or belief?
4) How does Lily change as the book progresses?
5) What causes Lily to change?
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