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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. Who is playing music when the guests arrive at Seaingham?
2. What does Jury ask Vivian when he is questioning her about Beatrice's murder?
3. How long do the guests think it will take for the police to arrive to Beatrice's murder scene?
4. Who adopted Helen's child?
5. What do the other guests think of Beatrice's writing?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Lady St. Leger described when her character is introduced in Chapter 11?
2. What role does Jury want Melrose to play during his time at Spinney Abbey?
3. What is Grace's physician's theory about what happened with Beatrice?
4. What does Parmenger later admit to doing at Seaingham's mansion during his visit there?
5. What information does Ruthven hear from other servants that he passes along to Melrose?
6. What first impression of Parmenger does Melrose offer to Jury?
7. What is confusing to the guests about Beatrice's murder scene?
8. What information does Melrose offer Jury about Elizabeth St. Leger when they unexpectedly meet up in the Jerusalem Inn?
9. How does Jury respond to being yelled at when he lights the fire in the Margate Hotel?
10. What is Grace most upset about during her questioning with Jury about Beatrice's murder?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe at least three things that Grimes is able to do with the character of Helen because she is a woman AND at least three things she is *not* able to do with her because she is a woman.
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
Discuss 1) at least three ways the novel would change if it were written from the perspective of Melrose as well as 2) at least three literary devices Grimes could use while writing from these different perspectives.
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