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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 is the name of the man who runs the house?
2. What is the name of the woman's son?
3. Hayley tells Stella that she is having trouble _____.
4. Harper's girlfriend move to _____.
5. In which city does the story begin?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Amelia's reaction to the news of her baby's death?
2. Who is David? What is his advice to Hayley?
3. Why does Hayley feel guilty about her attraction to Harper?
4. What is Hayley's situation? How did she come to Harper House?
5. What happens when Amelia arrives at Harper House?
6. What event was caused by Hayley's grief?
7. What occurs when Hayley and Lily visit Harper at the carriage house?
8. Discuss the scene in the modern day Harper House.
9. Explain Hayley's irrational behavior at work.
10. Discuss Hayley's childhood.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the hauntings at Harper House. Roz and Harper realize that Amelia has been with the family for far longer than they had ever expected. Not all of Amelia's actions were negative. Describe the hauntings at the house and the actions of Amelia as it relates to the house and various members of the family.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss in detail Amelia's plan to get revenge on Reginald Harper. What was at the root of Amelia's rage? Why was she so intent on revenge? Would Amelia have been so intent on getting revenge if she had been sane? What kind of punishment did Amelia have planned for Reginald? What happened?
Essay Topic 3
Nora Roberts is well known as a prolific and successful author of many series and novels. Read a biography on Nora Roberts. Learn about her life, career as a writer, etc. Create a character description as if Roberts was one of her own characters. How might Roberts portray herself in a novel? Would she be a detective, villain, or victim? Explain.
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