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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who died while Vera was back in England in Chapter 7?
2. Who did Sir Percy Harris work for?
3. Who did Vera live with after finishing school?
4. What did Vera and Winifred often have to do because of their jobs?
5. Where did Vera take a teaching job?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the setting of the book. Why is the setting of "Testament of Youth" an important element of the book? Why was this time and place so influential on Brittain's life?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and interpret Brittain's nursing period. Why did she become a nurse? How did she react to the horrors she saw? How did this period of her life affect her? What are some different places she went as a nurse? What are some struggles she faced while nursing?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and interpret the conclusion of the autobiography Testament of Youth. How did Brittain choose to end the book? Why might she have decided to end the book at this point? Does the book tie up all loose ends? Are there any surprises at the end? Are there any unanswered questions?
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