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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. What does Venus confess to Boffin that he was plotting to do in Book 3, Chapter 14?
2. Who does Wrayburn meet in Book 4, Chapter 1?
3. What does Bella talk to Rokesmith about in Book 3, Chapter 9?
4. What is Jenny offered by her visitor at the store in Book 4, Chapter 7?
5. What does Charley say would be unforgivable on the part of Headstone in Book 4, Chapter 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Rogue in Book 3, Chapters 2 and 3?
2. Describe Riah's interaction with Fledgeby and Lammle in Book 3, Chapter 1.
3. How has Bella's relationship with John changed her views of money and life in Book 4, Chapter 5?
4. What happens when Jenny comes to see Riah in Book 3, Chapter 12?
5. What happens when Bradley goes in search of Eugene in Book 4, Chapter 1?
6. What does Bella talk to her father about at his wedding anniversary in Book 3, Chapter 4?
7. Describe how Wegg torments Boffin in Book 4, Chapter 3.
8. Describe Betty Higden's interactions after she leaves the Boffins.
9. Why is Noddy Boffin annoyed with Rokesmith in Book 3, Chapter 15?
10. How does Bella show that you can be poor yet happy in her marriage choice in Book 4, Chapter 4?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Secrecy is a recurring theme in Our Mutual Friend. Which characters have secrets and what are they? How are these secrets revealed? Do these secrets result in ominous consequences or not? Do any of them have happy endings? Discuss.
Essay Topic 2
Money has particular significance in the Our Mutual Friend. What is the significance of having money in the story? Who chases after money? Who has money? Who loses money? Who gains money? What does Dickens ultimately say about money through Bella and what is the importance of this discovery and the character's role? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Our Mutual Friend is particularly effective in conveying meaning through powerful imagery. Powerful imagery to establish connections in the minds of readers with the story's characters and plot. Imagery is the picture we form in our minds of the story we read. It can involve, visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, tactile, kinetic and kinesthetic. The author uses these imagery to translate words into a visual story that we can see and participate in within our minds. Describe the use of imagery in this novel.
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