Overtones Test | Final Test - Hard

Alice Gerstenberg
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who owns the gallery John sees advertised in the newspaper?

2. What does Margaret accuse Harriet of trying to do?

3. What does John also use his apartment for?

4. How does Maggie want Margaret to prepare the egg?

5. What does Margaret stop John from eating?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Gerstenberg gives three of her main characters alter ego's with names that she has abbreviated from his or her's full name. For example, Harriet becomes Hetty. Pick one of the following characters and his or her alter ego and examine what meaning his or her's name brings to the two sides of his or her's personality:

1. Harriet/Hetty.

2. Margaret/Maggie.

3. John/Jack.

Essay Topic 2

Examine the book's reception in three different countries including the country the book was written. How do their opinions about the books differ? Was the book more influential in one country than another? If so, why?

Essay Topic 3

Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?

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