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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 Lizzie fear about Bradley Headstone in Book 3, Chapter 9?
2. Who apparently has a fondness for Lizzie Hexam in Book 3, Chapter 1?
3. Who has declared love for Bella according to Mrs. Lammle in Book 3, Chapter 12?
4. In order to protect whose reputation will the attacker's identity remain hidden in Book 4, Chapter 10?
5. What troubles do the Lammles have in Book 3, Chapter 12?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Riah show that Rogue is a villain in Book 3, Chapter 2?
2. What happens to Rogue in Book 3, Chapters 2 and 3?
3. Describe Bradley's interactions at Wrayburn's house in Book 3, Chapter 11.
4. Describe how Boffin is warned about Wegg's behavior in Book 4, Chapter 3 of Book 4.
5. What does Venus confess to Boffin?
6. How does Jenny help Fledgeby in Book 4, Chapter 8?
7. Describe Riah's interaction with Fledgeby and Lammle in Book 3, Chapter 1.
8. What happens when Jenny comes to see Riah in Book 3, Chapter 12?
9. How has Bella's relationship with John changed her views of money and life in Book 4, Chapter 5?
10. Describe Rokesmith's interest in Lizze in Book 3, Chapter 9.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Greed is another important theme of Our Mutual Friend. Greed in this novel is depicted in relation to money, possessions and social status. Who is greedy in Our Mutual Friend? Who exhibits kindliness and generosity of spirit? Who desires what and how are these desires manifested? Do they change over time? Describe.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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