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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Thomasin learn from Rachel?
2. Who survives?
3. For whom is Thomasin caretaking?
4. Where is Eustacia at midnight?
5. How does Clym realize what happened on the day of his mother's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Part 1) What are possible reasons for her fall into the water.
Part 2) Which reason do you find to be most likely? Why?
Part 3) How does her death affect the other characters?
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
A theme in this novel is that seemingly minor causes have great effects.
Part 1) Name two minor causes.
Part 2) What are the effects of those minor events?
Part 3) How do the seemingly insignificant events at the beginning of the novel lead to tragedy and great change at the end?
This section contains 984 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)