Overtones Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Alice Gerstenberg
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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 does William say he has earned his wealth?

2. What does William hand Harriet as a gift?

3. What is the only thing Harriet likes about William?

4. What does John say he would prefer to be doing?

5. What does Margaret claim is the reason she and John are leaving the dining area?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Margaret think John is lucky to have her as a wife?

2. What does Harriet say to her alter ego, Hetty?

3. What does Hetty tell Harriet she represents?

4. How does Mr. Brush want to help John?

5. What happens when John moves towards Harriet?

6. Describe Maximillian.

7. What does Jack want to do as he admires Harriet's form?

8. What do Margaret and Hetty vow to each other before they leave?

9. Why does Margaret stop John from eating the fruit in the bowl?

10. How does John decide to proceed in his relationship with Harriet?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Examine the construction of Gerstenberg's argument.

1. How does she introduce her ideas?

2. How does she construct his ideas to come to logical conclusion?

3. What weaknesses and strengths can you identify in Gerstenberg's argument?

Essay Topic 2

Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the book and helps to express character and theme:

1. Setting

2. Point of view

3. Structure

4. Language

Essay Topic 3

Discuss elements of the narrative structure: exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's themes?

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