Legends of the Fall Test | Mid-Book 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 starts to happen to Cochran's cover story?

2. In August, Nordstrom and Sonia move to the house he has rented where?

3. When Sonia's friends find out Nordstrom is not just the cook, what happens?

4. On what does Nordstrom spend the next few years?

5. Nordstrom and Laura make love with the passion of their first date in the country. How does Nordstrom feel at this time?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Nordstrom and Laura's relationship.

2. How does Nordstrom's sexual potency return?

3. For what does Cochran prepare? How does this hurt him?

4. What does Tibey do after Cochran is thrown out of the limo?

5. What does Cochran do while he recuperates?

6. What happens when Cochran is dying?

7. What does the Aeromexico pilot's brother do for Cochran?

8. How does Tibey learn of Cochran and Miryea?

9. How does Nordstrom try to fix his family?

10. How do Nordstrom and Laura meet?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Many characters in REVENGE feel regret.

Part 1) Why do they feel regret? What are the causes of this regret?

Part 2) How does this regret influence their actions? How does it affect the plot?

Part 3) How could this regret have been avoided? How might this have altered the plot, as well as the outcome of the story?

Essay Topic 2

Nordstrom has a preoccupation with sexuality.

Part 1) How is this reflected in his relationships? What might cause this preoccupation?

Part 2) How does his sexuality change throughout the story? With what other events do these sexual or lack of sexual feelings parallel?

Part 3) Would you consider this preoccupation normal? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Symbolism exists in REVENGE.

Part 1) Describe two examples of symbolism. Of what are they symbolic?

Part 2) How does this symbolism enhance the story?

Part 3) How does this symbolism or that which is being symbolized support a theme in this story?

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