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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What look do Eve and Irene always associate with their mother?
2. What does the celebrity status ruin for Marie causing her to become depressed?
3. What does Marie form for her children after her father-in-law dies?
4. How does the American public rank Marie Curie which her children see for the first time?
5. What ultimately kills Pierre?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways is her celebrity status devastating to Marie? In what ways does Marie utilize her celebrity status? Do you approve of how Marie handled her status as a celebrity? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
How is the theme of patriotism developed throughout the novel? In what ways does Marie demonstrate patriotism? Do you think this is a strength or weakness of Marie? Why do you feel this way?
Essay Topic 3
The Curies believed that their discoveries belonged to all of humanity. Do you agree with their decisions? Why or why not? Do you think modern scientists are as selfless as Marie? Why or why not?
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