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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 does the conflict between Brian and Irene indicate?
2. What relative of Clare's was visited by Irene's father?
3. To whom is Gertrude married?
4. What is the name of the woman who comes to Claire's table?
5. Who does Irene Redfield receive a letter from?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Brian and Irene's trip to the printer's business turn out? Who leaves mad?
2. What is Irene's intention in bring up Junior's problems?
3. After Clare and Irene run into each other at the hotel, when do they plan to meet again? How does Irene really feel about seeing her again?
4. What are John Bellew's real feelings about black people?
5. How do Irene and Gertrude feel after they leave the meeting with Clare and John?
6. Whom else did Clare invite along when she meets Irene? What do Clare and the other guest have in common?
7. What does Clare tell Irene in the note she sent to Irene?
8. What does Brian tell Irene about someone who can pass for white?
9. When did Irene become reacquainted with her childhood friend, Clare Kendry? What were the circumstances?
10. What name does John Bellew, Clare's husband, call his wife? Why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Summarize Part 1, Chapter 2 which recalls the last time Irene and Clare were together.
a) What does Irene recall in a flashback episode about Clare?
b) How did they run into each other?
c) Why didn't Irene recognize her at first?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how Irene reacts to John.
a) What is Irene's reaction to his racist remarks?
b) What do Irene and Gertrude discuss after they part with John and Clare?
c) What does Irene feel for Clare?
Essay Topic 3
Summarize Part 3, Chapters 3 and 4 which are the concluding chapters of the book.
a) How does Irene feel when she runs into John?
b) What does she regret not telling him?
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