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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. How does Christian life affect the Brangwens?
2. What is it that makes the new house in Beldover feel like a home to the Brangwen children?
3. What does Fred do after his father's death?
4. What terrifies Ursula about her Uncle Tom as he grieves for his father?
5. What is Skrebensky's view on the role of an individual?
Short Essay Questions
1. As Ursula continues to teach, how does her attitude toward education change?
2. What is the response Anton gives to Ursula when she tells him she does not want to get married?
3. What are Lydia Brangwen's hopes after Tom dies and she sees the troubles of her sons?
4. Explain Ursula's plans for her future when she discovers that she is pregnant.
5. Explain the realization that Ursula comes to as she passes from childhood into womanhood.
6. What is Ursula's reason for refusing the marriage proposal from Anthony?
7. Explain how Ursula feels about her fellow teachers on her last day at the St. Philip's School.
8. Explain why Ursula keeps up with her studies, despite the dreary work.
9. Describe Anna's thoughts about William's new job and their moving away from Cossethay.
10. What does Ursula decide Winifred should do after they are no longer lovers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1) Write an introduction to the novel discussing D.H. Lawrence's writing style, use of dialogue, similes, metaphors, imagery, and point of view of the characters.
2) How do these literary elements affect the story?
Essay Topic 2
1) Analyze the changes in Anna Brangwen throughout the novel.
2) What fears and emotions does she experience as the story progresses?
3) How do her attitudes toward individuality, marriage and motherhood change as her character develops?
4) Cite examples of the character changes Anna goes through as her character develops.
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 650 words
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