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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. Who is the main medical caregiver to Will?
2. What is the name of Lou's nephew?
3. What is the signature dish at the restaurant where Lou takes Will after the races in Chapter 11?
4. How much money does Nathan win at the racetrack in Chapter 11?
5. What horse wins the race that Lou has bet on in Chapter 11?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Lou describe her relationship with her sister in the beginning of the novel?
2. How does Lou get the group of drunken men at the racetrack to assist her and Nathan in Chapter 11?
3. What does Lou discover when she hears a crash from the kitchen in Chapter 4?
4. Who is Nathan and what is his role at Granta House?
5. What secret revelation does Lou discover in the end of Chapter 7?
6. How would you describe the narrative style of the Prologue: 2007?
7. Where does Will agree to go with Lou in Chapter 12? Is the outing successful?
8. Why has a crowd gathered outside Lou's house in Chapter 9?
9. Who arrives after Lou has cut Will's hair in Chapter 7? How does she behave toward Will?
10. How does Lou respond when Mrs. Traynor finds her sleeping in Will's bed in Chapter 6?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Louisa's farewell to Will in Switzerland. Has Louisa come to terms with Will's decision? Why or why not? What does Lou talk to Will about before she leaves?
Essay Topic 2
How do Louisa's feelings about Will change after she learns he intends to undergo assisted suicide? What convinces Lou to stay working for Will's family? How does this change Lou's objectives in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of trauma and the impacts of trauma in Me Before You. How is this theme explored through Louisa's character? How is it examined through Will's character? What symbolism and imagery connects to this theme?
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