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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one of the results of Félicité's increasing deafness?
2. What sends Félicité into ecstasies?
3. What is the rumor about Colmiche?
4. Why does Félicité run ten miles in her clogs?
5. How does Fabu feel after Félicité speaks to him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Mme. Aubain frequently functions as a foil for FÃ©licitÃ©. Find several examples of this in the text and consider how Flaubert uses Mme. Aubain to draw attention to various aspects of FÃ©licitÃ©'s character.
Essay Topic 2The scene of FÃ©licitÃ©'s death juxtaposes her personal experience and a very public religious celebration. Consider why Flaubert chose to represent her death in this context. How does the procession impact the way we read and understand FÃ©licitÃ©'s passing?
Essay Topic 3What is the symbolic significance of the parrot? Review the parrots role in the story and create an argument that describes how the parrot functions symbolically in "A Simple Heart." As always, be sure to include specific examples from the text to support your argument.
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