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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. Why did this happen to Primavera when Ranuccio revealed the truth?
2. Who tells Vicente that Bianca is dead?
3. Who does Bianca see has been waiting for her upon her return to Montefiore?
4. What confuses Bianca in "A Hole in the World"?
5. Who allowed Ranuccio to leave the monastery?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Lucrezia poison Bianca in "Two Bites from the Apple"?
2. What news is Vicente told when he returns to Montefiore in Part 3?
3. Why does Lucrezia feel alone in Part 3?
4. Who is Michelotto?
5. What is Bianca's first meeting with the dwarves like in Part 3?
6. Why does Lucrezia travel to the palace of the Doge in Part 4?
7. What does Nextday tell Bianca about the mirror in Part 3?
8. What does Lucrezia discover about the gondolier in Part 4?
9. What strange things does Bianca observe while staying with the dwarves in "A Hole in the World"?
10. How does Lucrezia head for the palace of the Doge in "The Heart of the Matter"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What mystery surrounds the mirror? What questions might one ask about the mirror as the novel progresses? Do these questions get answered?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and interpret the character Lucrezia. What are her defining character traits? What is her role in the story? What makes her the antagonist of the story? What are her goals and ambitions? Why does she dislike Bianca?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the motif of jealousy. Who is jealous of whom and why? What does this jealousy lead the character(s) to do?
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