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. Who is the governor at the school where Ralph teaches?

2. Whom does Nellie marry?

3. What historic event prevents Napoleon from attempting to invade England?

4. In what year does "The Encampment" open?

5. In what service is Peter Wilson forced to serve?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Will go to the cathedral?

2. Despite success in their business deal, what sort of scandal erupts from Edward bringing Fleming to England?

3. How do many English people feel about the American soldiers?

4. What path does Adam take to become a soldier?

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

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

7. What other community services does Jane contribute to while she is earning her nursing credentials?

8. How does Ralph lose his position at the school?

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

10. What sort of religious duplicity does Edward Shockley enact?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Briefly explain the most significant political upheavals mentioned in the chapter "New World."

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

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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