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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Clym ask Thomasin to marry him?
2. What is the date of the bonfire?
3. What is Mrs. Yeobright resolved to do?
4. Why is Clym unable to continue his studies temporarily?
5. Who took care of Eustacia in her final days?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The presentation of the character of Diggory Venn is full of ambiguity.
Part 1) What does it mean to be ambiguous?
Part 2) How is this character ambiguous?
Part 3) How does this ambiguity affect the reader's view of him? Does he grow less or more ambiguous throughout the novel? Does he stay the same?
Essay Topic 2
Clym returns home from Paris.
Part 1) Why does he return home to Egdon Heath?
Part 2) What are his goals?
Part 3) By the end of the novel, has Clym achieved his goals? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Mrs. Yeobright dies.
Part 1) How? Why are they unable to save her?
Part 2) Whose fault is it?
Part 3) How does her death affect the other characters?
This section contains 1,002 words
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