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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why must Mrs. Yeobright cross the heath?
2. What has Eustacia forgotten in her rush?
3. How does Clym react to the news about Eustacia?
4. Why does Clym blame Eustacia completely for his mother's death?
5. How does Thomasin surprise Clym?
Essay Topic 1
The heath is described almost like a character.
Part 1) Describe Egdon Heath.
Part 2) Which characters resemble the heath? How?
Part 3) Which characters are very different from the heath? How?
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
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 1,030 words
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