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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 Miss Hargreaves-Brown's real name?
2. What does Wiggins learn is the real reason why Helen was taken out of school?
3. Why does Tom play snooker with Robbie?
4. What does William McQuade do for a living?
5. How does Jury get to the mansion after Tom and Melrose sneak out?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Vivian ask Jury as she is leaving from being questioned by him about Beatrice's death?
2. How is Lady St. Leger described when her character is introduced in Chapter 11?
3. What wry comment does Parmenger make to Jury about how he is dressed the night Beatrice is found?
4. How does Jury come to realize that Melrose and Vivian are in the area when he arrives at the Jerusalem Inn?
5. How is the Margate Hotel described?
6. What was Brown's assignment when she was placed at Bonaventure?
7. How does Susan Assington appear to the group when it arrives at Spinney Abbey during the snowstorm?
8. What feature of Beatrice's leaves a particular impression on Melrose when he first meets her?
9. What theory of Beatrice's murder do Jury and Melrose discuss at the Jerusalem Inn when they are there with Tom and Robbie?
10. What does Melrose do with Beatrice's murder scene when he realizes that someone has been killed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Grimes portrays authority figures in "Jerusalem Inn," making sure to use at least three specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss why it was necessary for Beatrice to die in "Jerusalem Inn." Make sure to discuss what effect her death has on the text in general and on Jury in particular -- and why those consequences were necessary for the story.
Essay Topic 3
Describe at least four negative aspects of having a protagonist as brooding as Richard Jury. Make sure to use evidence from the novel to support your position.
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