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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. How does Mary travel to Liverpool?
2. Where does Mary find bullets and a package of gun powder?
3. For what service does Mary earn a little bit of money in Chapter 35?
4. What does Sally ask Mary about her trip to Liverpool?
5. What does Mary lose from her pocket upon returning to the shore in Chapter 28?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Margaret tell her grandfather that Mary should be the one to search for Will?
2. What does Mary offer the sailors in order to hire a boat?
3. Why does Mary want the doctor to declare Jane too sick to travel?
4. How does Esther hide the truth about her living situation from Mary when she visits her?
5. What is Mary's first thought when she sees her father after returning from Liverpool?
6. What does Mary stay up all night doing at the Sturgis' house?
7. How is Harry Carson murdered and where is the murder weapon found?
8. What lie does Job tell Jane Wilson in Chapter 30?
9. What evidence is there against Jem in the Carson murder case?
10. What does Esther find at the scene of the Carson murder?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the protagonist of the novel, Mary Barton. What are her defining character traits and how does she affect the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Forgiveness is a recurring motif in the novel. What examples of forgiveness can be found, and what compels the characters to forgive others?
Essay Topic 3
A number of the working class characters of the novel "Mary Barton" strive to raise their social status. Discuss who does this and how they go about doing so.
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