Jerusalem Inn Test | Final Test - Hard

Martha Grimes
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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. What is St. Leger so concerned about that happened the night before Beatrice's murder?

2. Why does Melrose claim he hasn't heard of Helen's death?

3. Whom does Wiggins talk to again to learn more about Helen?

4. Who is George?

5. What does Melrose think of Beatrice?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Jury come to realize that Melrose and Vivian are in the area when he arrives at the Jerusalem Inn?

2. What is going on in the Jerusalem Inn when Melrose, Plant, Vivian, Agatha, and Ruthven arrive during the snowstorm?

3. What arrangements was Brown given for her work at Bonaventure?

4. How is the Margate Hotel described?

5. What is Grace's physician's theory about what happened with Beatrice?

6. What role does Jury want Melrose to play during his time at Spinney Abbey?

7. What information does Ruthven hear from other servants that he passes along to Melrose?

8. What wry comment does Parmenger make to Jury about how he is dressed the night Beatrice is found?

9. What does Parmenger say to Jury while being questioned about Beatrice's murder?

10. How does Jury respond to being yelled at when he lights the fire in the Margate Hotel?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss at least three reasons why "Jerusalem Inn" could be classified in a genre other than murder mystery, making sure to use specific examples from the text to support your position.

Essay Topic 2

Choose at least one female character from "Jerusalem Inn" and discuss at least three ways she goes against traditional gender stereotypes of someone like her.

Essay Topic 3

Present a well-reasoned paper arguing whether the reader is supposed to find Melrose a likable (giving, charitable, smart detective) character OR an unlikable (spoiled, arrogant, condescending former aristocrat) character. Make sure to use specific examples from the text to support your thesis.

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