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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 ultimately tells Mrs. Boucher that her husband has died?
2. Who calls a doctor for Mrs. Boucher when she becomes ill?
3. Who attacks Frederick at the train station?
4. How does Mrs. Thornton know that Mr. Thornton's original proposal to Margaret has not gone well?
5. What kind of food does Mr. Thornton buy for the dying Mrs. Hale?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mr. Hale not want to follow Frederick to Spain?
2. Why is Margaret so concerned when she hears that Mr. Thornton thinks she was at the train station with Mr. Lennox?
3. What did Bessy make Mary promise to her as she was dying?
4. What kinds of conversations do Mrs. Thornton and her son usually have?
5. Why does Mr. Thornton become particularly upset over the news of Mr. Hale's death?
6. Why is Mr. Thornton fearful of Nicholas after he refuses to give him work?
7. How does Margaret respond to learning that she is the heiress to Mr. Bell's sizable fortune?
8. Why is Dixon in a panic when she comes to visit Margaret after Mrs. Hale's death?
9. Why does Nicholas not want to break the news of Boucher's death to Boucher's wife?
10. Why does Nicholas take it upon himself to look after Boucher's children?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the underlying source of tension between Mrs. Thornton and her son? Use at least 3 examples from the text, including direct citations, to support your argument.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Hale within the context of their marriage. How are they similar? How are they different? How do they function as individuals? How do they function as a married unit? What do they provide for each other? What do they take away?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the social norms in the North and the social norms in the South, according to what is written in the novel. Make sure to use specific quotations from the text to support your arguments.
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