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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Pamela arrives for tea at Mr. Simons and relates the incident with Lady Davers, how do Sir Simon's guests respond to Pamela?
2. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
3. In Section 11, which character is clearly opposed to the marriage between Mrs. B and Pamela?
4. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
5. While entertaining his guests who show support for him and Pamela, how does Mr. B show his willingness to accept responsibility for his past wrongs?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the roles of the three most active minor characters in "Pamela". To what extent do they contribute to conflict in the story and how do they assist in the resolution of such conflict?
Essay Topic 2
The theme of love plays an important part in "Pamela" but there are many types of love. Using specific examples, discuss the author's portrayal of filial, romantic, familial, and pretended love in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Identify incidents in which Samuel Richardson makes use of disguise, surprise and accidental discoveries as devices to advance the plot. Discuss their effects on the development of the story.
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