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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. Why doesn't Colin serve in the military?
2. What do Harry and Colin argue about in Part 4, Chapter 24?
3. What does Colin argue with Steve about in Part 5, Chapter 26?
4. What does Mr. Gannon recommend Colin do at college?
5. What does Elizabeth accuse Colin of doing in his relationships?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Colin and Stephens disagree about at work in Part 5, Chapter 25?
2. What does Margaret comment on after visiting the Savilles' house in Part 4, Chapter 22?
3. In Part 5, Chapter 26, what happens when Colin argues with Steven about the future?
4. How does Elizabeth view Colin on their first date?
5. What happens when Colin asks Elizabeth what she'll do with her life in Part 5, Chapter 31?
6. What does Mr. Gannon think when he visits the Savilles in Part 4, Chapter 21?
7. What ends Colin's association with Stephens in Part 4, Chapter 17?
8. In Part 4, Chapter 18, what must Colin do for his brothers?
9. How does Colin choose the university he wants to attend in Part 4, Chapter 20?
10. What does Colin do before Margaret visits his parents' house for the first time?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Because of the loss of Andrew, the Savilles have tension in their marriage from the start. Describe the tension that Harry and Ellen face throughout the novel. What aggravates their tension? Do they have a resolution? What is the author's commentary on their marriage?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Colin's educational philosophies as a teacher. How did he exemplify these beliefs? What did his beliefs mean to him? How did they change over time? What is your opinion of Colin's philosophies?
Essay Topic 3
Rugby is an important sport in Saxton. Who plays rugby? How do the characters in this novel feel about the sport? What does the sport represent in this novel? How is rugby used to help define the time and place of Saville?
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