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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do the Curies go to escape the publicity?
2. What are the "little Curies"?
3. Continuing the research themselves in their shed causes what to happen to Marie?
4. Which is the most accurate description of the manner in which Pierre is walking on the day he died?
5. Why does Eve believe Marie did not provide her with the kind of discipline she may have needed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
How did France treat Marie from the beginning to the end? Should she have stayed loyal to France? Support your answers with information from the novel.
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