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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 does Colin tell Margaret when he loses her to Stafford?
2. What does Colin realize after talking with Harry about Andrew for the first time?
3. In Part 4, Chapter 24, what happens every time Colin goes to see Margaret?
4. In Part 4, Chapter 20, whom does Colin remain friends with from his school days?
5. How do Colin's students react to him in the classroom in Part 5, Chapter 28?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Part 4, Chapter 23, what two things does Colin come to envy about Stafford?
2. How does Colin feel when Steve is signed to a football team?
3. In Part 4, Chapter 19, what happens when Colin invites Sheila over to his house?
4. In Part 4, Chapter 18, what must Colin do for his brothers?
5. How does Michael react to his father's death?
6. What do Colin and Elizabeth fight about in Part 5, Chapter 30?
7. What do Elizabeth and Colin argue about in Part 5, Chapter 29?
8. What happens when Colin goes out with Audrey for the first time?
9. What are some of the things that happen during the party in Part 4, Chapter 19?
10. In Part 5, Chapter 28, what worries Colin most about Elizabeth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The hut is an important place for Colin as a boy. Describe the hut and the activities the boys did when they were there. What purpose does the hut serve and why is it included in this novel?
Essay Topic 2
Compare Ellen's parents to Harry's parents. How do they treat their children? How do they act with the rest of the family? How are they perceived by others? Are some of these characters portrayed in a better light? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Consider the role of women in Saville. What women were considered acceptable and which were not? What accounts for the differences? Are the women in this novel created any differently than the men? How so? What is the author saying about women in the 1930's? The 1970's? Currently?
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