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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. Where do the newlyweds go?
2. Where is Clym waiting?
3. What is taking place at the same time Diggory is talking to Mrs. Yeobright?
4. What does Thomasin do during the dance?
5. Why does Wildeve withdraw from Eustacia?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Clym's letter?
2. What has happened to Mrs. Yeobright?
3. Why are the locals making a mattress?
4. Why do Mrs. Yeobright and Eustacia exchange angry words?
5. Why do Thomasin and Clym live in the same home but lead separate lives?
6. How has Diggory changed upon his return to the heath two years later?
7. Why is Mrs. Yeobright never let in the house?
8. How does Eustacia react when Clym confronts her?
9. How is Clym feeling after he learns of his wife's true feelings?
10. Why is Mrs. Yeobright shocked?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
A theme in this novel is that the object of one's affection is seen as a possession.
Part 1) What does this mean?
Part 2) Give an example of this from the text.
Part 3) How does this view of love affect the relationships between the characters?
Essay Topic 2
The narrator is omniscient throughout most of the novel.
Part 1) What does omniscient mean?
Part 2) How is it helpful that the narrator is omniscient?
Part 3) What is the author's purpose in making the narrator omniscient?
Essay Topic 3
Towards the end of the novel the action picks up speed.
Part 1) How does it pick up speed?
Part 2) Why does it pick up speed?
Part 3) Is it an effective storytelling tool and way of keeping readers engaged? Why?
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