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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. During her two weeks in Wiggiston, what is Ursula's attitude toward Winifred and her Uncle Tom?
2. Who is Lydia's comforting friend after Tom's death?
3. What does Lydia Brangwen wish for as she sees the turmoil in her son's lives?
4. Why does Lydia feel sorry for her first husband, Paul Lensky?
5. What is the thought about Easter and the Resurrection that Lawrence gives the reader?
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize Ursula's emotional state when she moves back home after passing her matriculation examination.
2. Explain why Ursula keeps up with her studies, despite the dreary work.
3. Compare the temperaments of Gudrun and Theresa Brangwen.
4. What is Ursula's reason for refusing the marriage proposal from Anthony?
5. Summarize Ursula's attitude and duties as the eldest child of Anna and William Brangwen.
6. How do the Brangwen children adapt to their new home?
7. What is the reason that Ursula becomes defiant and mistrustful?
8. Explain Ursula's plans for her future when she discovers that she is pregnant.
9. Describe Anna's thoughts about William's new job and their moving away from Cossethay.
10. As Ursula continues to teach, how does her attitude toward education change?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1) Evaluate the elements of cause and effect in this story using examples from the novel.
2) Choose three events from the story which cause Lydia Lensky's life to undergo a change.
3) How does she react to the events and their effects?
4) How does she grow emotionally in her own life and in her attitude toward her first husband, her second husband and her daughter because of these changes?
Essay Topic 2
1) Compare the characters of Anna and William Brangwen.
2) Which character gives more to their relationship? Explain.
3) How do their views differ on life, marriage and children?
4) Which character is more realistic in his view of life? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
1) What are some of the differences between Anna's view of religion and William's religious beliefs?
2) What effect do the two different viewpoints of religion have on each of the characters?
3) Using examples from the novel, explain how they support or condemn each others religious beliefs?
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