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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 old is Claudia when she takes the position afforded her due to the successful book she recalls in Chapter 13?
2. How long is Claudia in the hospital after her limo accident?
3. Who tells Claudia that Tom has been killed?
4. Why do Claudia and Jasper go to Rocqueville?
5. What two war-related emotions does Claudia learn that Tom felt near the end of his life?
Short Essay Questions
1. What fascinates Claudia about Memphis?
2. How does Claudia define "history" to Mr. Hamilton?
3. How does Mr. Hamilton's job offer to Claudia advance her writing career?
4. How does Claudia's apology in Chapter 15 make Lisa feel?
5. Discuss the accident that severely injures Claudia.
6. What personal history does Claudia's body reveal about herself?
7. Whom does Claudia use for her standard of measurement when judging men and why?
8. For what two reasons is Camilla amazed by Claudia's pregnancy?
9. Where are Tom and Claudia when he confesses that he wants to marry her?
10. What excites Claudia about seeing her book turned into a movie?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a character description of Claudia. Was she a major or minor character? Protagonist or antagonist? Support your answer with specific evidence from the story.
Essay Topic 2
What is the importance of Laszlo to the story? What insight does his character show about Claudia?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of "love" in this novel. Which characters embody the emotion and how do they show it?
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