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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 are the significant aspects of the conversations between Mr. B and the third visitor prior to the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela?
2. How is Pamela treated by the person who accompanies Lady Davers?
3. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
4. What roles does Lady Davers' companion play in the confrontation with Mr. B?
5. As Mrs. Jewkes expresses her fears about how Pamela will treat her after being married to Mr. B, how does Pamela show her virtuous nature towards Mrs. Jewkes?
Short Essay Questions
1. What incident occurs in Section 12 that fulfills the reader's expectation of trouble from Lady Davers?
2. After Mr. B recovers from his fever, how does he deal with Pamela's return?
3. After being abused by Lady Davers, what happens when Pamela eventually arrives at Sir Simon's to meet Mr. B?
4. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
5. While the wedding and its aftermath bring happiness to Mr. B and Pamela, what issue develops in Section 11 that will create conflict for them?
6. In Section 8, how do letters and Pamela's notes play a significant role in the story?
7. How do the gentry continue to show support for the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela? How does their behavior contrast with that of Lady Davers?
8. In Section 8, what unexpected event leads Pamela to further fear and mistrust Mr. B?
9. In Section 10, what is the response of the gentry to Pamela after news of her imminent marriage becomes known?
10. In Section 14, following their departure from the gentry in Lincolnshire, what events follow the return of Pamela and Mr. B to the estate in Bedfordshire?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the themes in "Pamela" is the impact of prejudice and preconceived notions on the reactions of various individuals and groups. Discuss in detail the instances in which prejudice and preconceived notions are revealed in the story and comment on the extent to which they represent problems in real-life situations.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of conflict and conflict resolution in "Pamela".
Essay Topic 3
Write a character sketch of Mr. B presenting reasons for your portrayal and commenting on the impact of his behavior on the reader at different stages of the plot.
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