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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. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
2. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
3. When Pamela becomes aware of this source of opposition to her marriage, why is she very worried?
4. In Section 11, which character is clearly opposed to the marriage between Mrs. B and Pamela?
5. What feelings towards Pamela has Mr. B displayed after she reacts to overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jeweks' conversation in Section 8?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Section 10, how is Mr. Williams returned to the story?
2. What is achieved by the author causing Lady Davers to oppose the relationship between Pamela and Mr. B when she visits them in Lincolnshire.
3. In Section 9, what is revealed about the complications in the changing relationship between Mr. B and Pamela?
4. In Section 14 as Pamela and Lady Davers become closer, what information does the older woman seek about Pamela's past?
5. What events follow the reading of Pamela's papers by Mr. B?
6. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
7. After Lady Davers reveals the important facts about Mr. B's past and Mr. B orders the chariot and leaves, What events cause a turn in the hostility between the siblings?
8. In Section 8, what unexpected event leads Pamela to further fear and mistrust Mr. B?
9. As the tensions ease between Pamela and Mr. B. in Section 9, what lingering concern does he express to Pamela about a past involvement of hers?
10. What is the significance of the author's decision to return Pamela to Bedfordshire for the end of the story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In adapting plays and novels for screen, producers and directors often make significant changes to the themes, characters and plot lines of the original. Having studied this novel in detail, evaluate the assertion that the themes, characters and plot lines of "Pamela" would have to be significantly modified to be a successful production for modern screen.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Outline the characteristics of "the novel of manners" and discuss the evidence that "Pamela" deserves this classification.
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