Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Félicité that the house is for sale?
2. What is the rumor about Colmiche?
3. What is the parrot's first illness?
4. What do the boys in town do to Colmiche?
5. What upsets Félicité the most about the prospect of selling the house?
Essay Topic 1
Consider FÃ©licitÃ©'s relationship with her sister and her sister's family. Taking into account both their treatment of her and hers of them, what do FÃ©licitÃ©'s relationships with her family tell us about her character? Be sure to include her relationships with both Victor and her sister.
Essay Topic 2
Consider the tone of the narrator in this story. Does the narrative guide your interpretations of events or is it a neutral voice? If you argue that it does, how? If you argue that it doesn't, how does it avoid commentary?
Essay Topic 3
FÃ©licitÃ©'s relationship with Theodore seems relatively minor in the context of the overall narrative. Why do you think Flaubert chose to include it? How does knowing that about FÃ©licitÃ© alter our perception of her throughout the rest of the story? You should discuss at least three ways in which our perception of FÃ©licitÃ© is affected by her failed relationship with Theodore.
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