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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 Jude do once he realizes he and Sue have feelings about each other?
2. What does Arabella do when Dr. Vilbert arrives one day to check on Jude?
3. Why does Jude decide to remarry Arabella?
4. What does Jude tell Mr. Phillotson about Sue's situation at Melchester?
5. What causes Sue to react badly the night before her wedding to Mr. Phillotson?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Sue and Arabella meet at the fair at Kennetbridge, what does Sue tell Arabella about her life with Jude over the past 3 years?
2. What does Arabella confess to Jude when they unexpectedly meet each other in a tavern after she has returned from Australia?
3. What does Jude accuse Sue of after he plays the piano for her in the schoolhouse?
4. What happens that prompts Jude into remarrying Arabella?
5. Why does Sue get cold feet about marrying Jude when they are at the clerk's office with Widow Edlin as their witness?
6. Why does Sue try to keep Jude quiet as he gives a spontaneous speech to the crowd on Remembrance Day?
7. Why do Sue and Jude take a trip to London before they decide to sell their furniture and become more mobile?
8. Why is Mr. Phillotson able to return to teaching at Marygreen?
9. What does Sue confess to Jude after he kills the rabbit that was stuck in a trap one night?
10. What does Sue come to believe is the reason for her childrens' deaths?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss at least three literary devices that Hardy uses to help the reader understand at least one character of your choosing. Use direct quotations and/or examples from the text to support your position.
Essay Topic 2
Write a well-reasoned argument paper discussing whether or not Jude is a good role model for teenage readers.
Essay Topic 3
Write a well-reasoned argument paper discussing who is the most unhappy character in "Jude the Obscure."
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