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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Beatrix find her mother a new home after the War?
(a) In Kent.
(b) At a farm near Hill Top.
(c) A few blocks away from Bolton Gardens.
(d) Near Lake Windermere.
2. To whom did Beatrix leave some of her copyrights?
(a) Norman's nephew.
(b) Her dearest fans.
(c) Bertram's widow.
(d) Her niece.
3. Beatrix's marriage marked the end of____________.
(a) Her children's literature period.
(b) Her abstract period.
(c) Her fantasy period.
(d) Her creative period.
4. What were the books Beatrix published after her marriage based on?
(b) Historical figures.
(c) Her previous work.
(d) Traditional fairy tales.
5. Whom did Beatrix become engaged to in Chapter 5?
(a) William Hawkes.
(b) William Healey.
(c) William Harper.
(d) William Heelis.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Beatrix described at the age of forty?
2. What was the name of the work Beatrix published only in America?
3. What happened on Beatrix's farm just before World War I ended?
4. In Chapter 7, what did many members of the press think of Beatrix?
5. What kind of comicality does Lane say is expressed on each page of Beatrix's books?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Beatrix's "The Fairy Caravan" about?
2. In what way was Beatrix's purchase of Hill Top Farm symbolic?
3. What were Beatrix's initial plans for Hill Top Farm and its tenant farmer?
4. What does Lane say about the settings of Beatrix's stories?
5. How was the artwork in Beatrix's books different from other children's books?
6. Why did Beatrix publish "The Fairy Caravan"? Why didn't she release it in Britain?
7. What inspired Beatrix's story, "Roly-Poly Pudding"?
8. How did Beatrix's parents react to her engagement to Mr. Heelis? How did her brother defend her?
9. How did Beatrix prepare for her operation in 1939?
10. What side projects did Beatrix pass her time with when she was not at her farm?
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