Sarum: The Novel of England Test | Final Test - Hard

Edward Rutherfurd
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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 must Jane do before her initial application is accepted?

2. Who provides the evidence that exonerates Margaret?

3. What ambition does Godfrey have for his son Oliver?

4. Who commands the British naval forces?

5. What do Abigail and Peter Mason remove from the cathedral?

Short Essay Questions

1. Ultimately, what effect do Jane's efforts have on Jethro Wilson and his children?

2. What is the most noticeable event happening in "The Encampment"?

3. Despite participating in wars in other parts of the world, why is the time period covered in the chapter "The Calm" considered a time of peace for most English people?

4. Why does a visit from Canon Nicodemus result in Ralph staying at the doctor's house?

5. What major conflict is taking place in England, and who are the opposing sides?

6. How is the Shockley family affected by the political crisis?

7. What major religious event has occurred throughout England?

8. What sort of political trouble is brewing at the opening of the chapter?

9. What must Jane do before she can accomplish her goal to serve as a nurse?

10. In "Journey From Sarum," what major changes have occurred for John and Robert Wilson?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the narrator's use of language in the novel Sarum. Is the language elevated to the poetic or is it the everyday language of people of Sarum in their various times in history? Do you find it equally easy to understand characters' language regardless of their time in history?

Essay Topic 2

Foreshadowing is an important literary tool. Examine the text for instances of foreshadowing. If instances are present, how do they impact the plot? If there are no instances of foreshadowing, a rare occurrence in a novel, how does the absence of foreshadowing affect the reader's reception of the story?

Essay Topic 3

Pick one of the major themes of the novel Sarum and build an argument stating that one specific theme was the most powerful force in shaping lives over the course of the centuries.

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