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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. William comes home from the park a changed man. How does Anna react to this new side of her husband?
(a) She ignores him completely.
(b) She tells him to get out.
(c) She is enthralled by his new strangeness.
(d) She is afraid of him.
2. What are William's actions with the girl he takes to the park?
(a) He dances with her.
(b) He walks with her.
(c) He kisses and caresses her, hoping to take her.
(d) He has an intellectual conversation with her.
3. What are William's thoughts about the cathedral as he returns home?
(a) The cathedral is his absolute.
(b) The cathedral is his reality.
(c) The cathedral doorway to eternity is false.
(d) The cathedral is his doorway to heaven.
4. What do Anna and William go to see that excites him so much?
(a) Westminster Abbey
(b) Lincoln Cathedral
(c) The Tower of London
(d) The Thames
5. How does Anna react to her parent's relationship?
(a) She feels alone and unsafe.
(b) She finds peace and can be a child now.
(c) She ignores both parents.
(d) She resents the relationship.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Anna's initial reaction to her mother's marriage to Tom?
2. How does Anna feel about herself as she drives to the wedding with her father?
3. Who invites Anna and William to visit them in Briswell?
4. What is Ursula's impression of her father?
5. What is the question William asks himself when he and Anna are constantly tormenting one another?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Tom's reaction when Anna hysterically screams that he is not her father?
2. How does Tom manage to calm Anna down when she constantly screams for her mother while Lydia is in labor?
3. Describe the toast Tom gives at Anna's wedding party?
4. Explain William's feelings toward Anna as she discusses the wood carvings in the cathedral.
5. Compare the way Anna and William view Lincoln Cathedral as they walk through the doors.
6. Explain how Lydia rises out of her darkness and indifference to make a new life for herself.
7. What is it that finally allows Anna to give up her adventurous spirit and wonder of life?
8. Explain why William feels guilty when he looks out the door after his marriage to Anna.
9. Describe the hatred that grows in seventeen-year-old, Anna, toward her mother.
10. Describe the woman Tom Brangwen decides to marry.
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