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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the committee started by Mrs. Meloney present to Marie?
2. Which of the following characters seems to be as despotic as Marie once was?
3. What are the "little Curies"?
4. What does the celebrity status ruin for Marie causing her to become depressed?
5. Where was Pierre headed on the morning he died?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When writing a biography, the author must maintain accuracy while keeping the reader's interest. In what ways was this author able to keep the reader's interest? Do you believe this was a successful biography? 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
How do the many tragedies in Marie's life change her? Which tragedies affect her the most? Why do you believe these were the most important in her life?
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