Little Women 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. Mr. Brooke comes to the house to retrieve what?

2. Amy follows Jo and Laurie to the river and does what?

3. After the holidays Meg gets a job as what?

4. Who writes a note allegedly from Mr. Brooke to Meg?

5. Who do the girls decide to allow in the club?

Short Essay Questions

1. As we return to Dovecote, how are Meg and John getting along in chapter twenty-five?

2. Describe the differences between each of the March girls.

3. How is the Christmas celebration in chapter nineteen different from Christmas a year before?

4. When Laurie says that Jo will be the next to wed, how does Jo react and how does Laurie view her attitude?

5. Describe how Amy's planned party for her art school friends goes in chapter twenty-three.

6. How are Amy and Jo's roles viewed differently, as they go on social calls in chapter twenty-six?

7. Describe how Meg's personality changes in chapter twenty-two, as she is married.

8. Describe Jo's attitude in chapter three and how it defies conventional thinking in that era.

9. How does Amy's family react to her party plan in chapter twenty-three, both before and after the party?

10. How does Jo react to Mr. Brooke taking an interest in Meg?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Do you feel that Amy should have married Fred Vaughn, not Laurie? Defend your choice using what you know about all three characters.

Essay Topic 2

Louisa May Alcott had somewhat nontraditional views of a woman's role in the late 1800s.

Part 1: Describe how Jo's attitude in the beginning of the book reflects those views.

Part 2: Explain how Jo's attitude grew and changed toward the end of the book.

Part 3: Describe how Marmee's hopes for her daughters reflects Alcott's nontraditional view. Were Marmee's hopes fulfilled?

Essay Topic 3

Describe how each of the four March girls are different from each other. Cite examples from how they interact with each other, Marmee, and those they are courting throughout the book. Also, use examples of things said by, to, or about them.

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