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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 does Grace say when questioned about her husband's affair?
2. How do Tommy and Melrose decide to get to the Jerusalem Inn?
3. Who wins the snooker tournament Tom plays after sneaking out with Melrose?
4. What secret did Helen tell Miss Hargreaves-Brown first?
5. Who has invited Frederick to Spinney Abbey?
Short Essay Questions
1. What theory of Beatrice's murder do Jury and Melrose discuss at the Jerusalem Inn when they are there with Tom and Robbie?
2. What information do Jury and Grace share about Grace possibly being poisoned?
3. What does the group discuss over its first dinner at Spinney Abbey?
4. What information does Ruthven hear from other servants that he passes along to Melrose?
5. How is Lady St. Leger described when her character is introduced in Chapter 11?
6. What does Parmenger say to Jury while being questioned about Beatrice's murder?
7. What first impression of Parmenger does Melrose offer to Jury?
8. What arrangements was Brown given for her work at Bonaventure?
9. What was Brown's assignment when she was placed at Bonaventure?
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
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.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how the Helen Minton murder scene 1) sets the tone for the rest of the novel and 2) introduces at least three key facts about Helen that are important throughout the rest of the text. Make sure to use direct quotations and evidence from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Describe at least four features of Lady St. Leger, how those features fulfill the traditional, literary requirements of a villain.
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