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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. How does Middleton's wife react to his budding romance with Scarlett?
2. Why do Rhett and Ross hide at Rhett's plantation in Chapter 19?
3. Why is Scarlett unable to visit her children at Christmas in Chapter 8?
4. Why does Scarlett leave her maid behind at Tara?
5. What does Scarlett realize she has to stop doing in Chapter 9?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Scarlett volunteer to chaperone Rosemary on a visit to Rhett's plantation?
2. What does Scarlett think of Eleanor Butler? How does Scarlett end up staying with Eleanor?
3. What does Ross do to Scarlett when he returns home one night after drinking? How does Scarlett react?
4. In Chapter 10, who does Scarlett go to stay with in Charleston? Who do Scarlett's hosts announce that they intend to visit? Why do people in Charleston have to walk everywhere?
5. What does Scarlett arrange for India at her store in Chapter 6?
6. In Chapter 3, what is preventing repairs from being done at Tara? For what reason does Scarlett offer to pay Suellen a stipend?
7. In Chapter 18, what does Rhett offer Scarlett to get her to leave Charleston? When does Scarlett agree to leave?
8. Who is missing from the party that greets Scarlett at Tara?
9. What gives Scarlett an opportunity to contact her estranged husband, Rhett?
10. What does Rhett advise Scarlett to do if she wants to fit in in Charleston?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Scarlett's social class. What social class is Scarlett a part of? How does this affect her behavior? Who are some characters in the novel who are members of other social classes? How are they treated?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Scarlett's business mind. What are the businesses that Scarlett is involved with? How does she use her business sense to help others? Would it have been normal for a woman, particularly of her status, to be in business?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and interpret the character Scarlett. What are her defining character traits? What struggles and obstacles does she face throughout the novel? What are her goals and motives?
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