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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Margret when Mr. Holmes finds her?
2. Where does Margret say she will wait for Mr. Holmes?
3. On what does Dr. Knowles congratulate Mr. Holmes?
4. Margret's demeanor toward Mr. Holmes when he arrives as the Howth home is characterized as ________________.
5. Which of the following does NOT describe Lois as she watches over Mr. Holmes during his recovery?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Margret's story takes place in 1860s rural Indiana. Project Margret's character 150 years into the future. How different would she be if she were a 21st century character living in rural Indiana? What would she be like if she were a 21st century character living in a metropolitan area?
Essay Topic 2
There is much symbolism in this story regarding the new year. What does the new year symbolize for Lois? What does it mean for the rest of the characters? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
The author provides the perspective of Margret's view of the world throughout the story. Choose two situations in the book which also involve other characters and create a brief synopsis of how they viewed the same situations.
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