A Jury of Her Peers Test | Final Test - Hard

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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 was Mrs. Wright's response when Mr. Hale asked her "Has anybody been notified?"

2. What is Mr. Hale's response when asked the question of Mrs. Wright, "How did she seem to feel about your coming?"

3. In what grammatical tense is A Jury of Her Peers written?

4. To whose house did Harry go to use the telephone the previous day?

5. Where had the sheriff sent someone "for that man who went crazy" yesterday in the story?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the theme of guilt apply to Mrs. Hale in the narrative?

2. How does Mrs. Hale feel about leaving her kitchen in the beginning of the story? Why?

3. What foreshadowing is used in the opening scene of A Jury of Her Peers?

4. Who did Mr. Hale call inside after Mrs. Wright told him Mr. Wright was dead? What did they find?

5. How is Sheriff Peters described in the beginning of the narrative?

6. What did Mrs. Wright do when Mr. Hale attempted to make small talk?

7. What memory of brutal loss does Mrs. Peters share from her childhood?

8. What happens after Mr. Hale finishes his story of the previous day's events?

9. How does Mr. Henderson explain the need for a motive in the case to the sheriff?

10. What did Mrs. Wright reply when Mr. Hale asked to see Mr. Wright?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Analyze and discuss the character of Minnie Wright in comparison with Margaret Hossack. How, in the articles about the Hossack trial, was Margaret Hossack described?

Essay Topic 2

Describe and discuss the details of the Hossack murder trial. Where did the trial take place and in what capacity was Susan Glaspell involved?

Essay Topic 3

Define and identify the imagery used in A Jury of Her Peers. How does the use of simile give the reader a better understanding of Mr. and Mrs. Wright?

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