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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Katherine ask to have in her room at the Tower?
2. Why doesn't Jane think she will be punished for her part in Katherine's affair?
3. With the presence of Katherine's friends, what has happened to the royal court?
4. What crime does Norfolk tell Jane Culpepper is guilty of?
5. What accusations are brought against Katherine in November 1541?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jane do to encourage Katherine and Thomas's affair in June 1541?
2. What does Norfolk tell Jane when she inquires about arranging her marriage?
3. What does Henry promise Katherine after finding out she is pregnant?
4. What does Thomas Culpepper tell Katherine during their secret garden meeting?
5. What action does Henry take against Katherine's brother and his lover, Lady Margaret Douglas?
6. What changes to the law are made to accommodate punishing Katherine and Jane?
7. What is Katherine's opinion of Anne?
8. What is Katherine accused of in November 1541?
9. What does Ambassador Harst tell Anne the King is distressed by in Spring 1541?
10. What does Katherine think of her chances of getting pregnant by her husband? What does Anne warn Katherine about on this topic?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of corruption in the novel. What are some examples of corruption in the novel? How do these examples affect the three women and Henry?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and interpret the secondary characters of the novel. Who are some of the secondary characters? Are they based on real historical figures or are they fictitious creations? How do they impact the lives of the three women?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the real historical figures which Gregory depicts in the novel. Who are they? Does Gregory depict these figures accurately? Does she change any elements of their lives to further the plot?
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