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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What breed of sheep did Beatrix keep at Troutbeck Park?
2. How old was Beatrix's father when he died?
3. In Chapter 7, what types of women are said to have sought Beatrix out?
4. Even though she owned her own home, how much of Beatrix's time was she expected to spend with her parents?
5. What kind of comicality does Lane say is expressed on each page of Beatrix's books?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Beatrix's love of nature. How did her childhood visits to Scotland influence her? How was Beatrix's love of nature reflected in her work? How did Beatrix's love of nature lead her to give up writing and pursue other endeavors?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Beatrix's childhood. How did Beatrix spend her childhood? Did she have a happy childhood? What were her interests and hobbies as a child? What was her personality like as a child?
Essay Topic 3
"The Tale of Beatrix Potter" is an example of a biography. What are the elements of this genre? Why is "The Tale of Beatrix Potter" an example of this genre? What are some other examples of this genre?
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