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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what year does "The Calm" open?
2. Whom does Edward Shockley marry?
3. What is the name of the prostitute Fleming meets?
4. In what service is Peter Wilson forced to serve?
5. What do Abigail and Peter Mason remove from the cathedral?
Essay Topic 1
In the course of the novel various female characters represent the role of women in their respective times. Some of these characters are assertive individuals at a time when that was uncommon for women. Which female characters demonstrated unusual freedom?
Essay Topic 2
The novel Sarum presents several themes. Pick one of the ongoing themes of the novel and discuss how it is portrayed throughout the story.
Essay Topic 3
Examine the structure of the novel Sarum. Is the plot progression chronological and linear, or does the presentation of the story move forward and backward in time? Are the individual chapters told in chronological order, or within single chapters are there ever instances of non-linear progression, such as flashbacks? How does the structure of the novel Sarum affect the overall story?
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