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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. In Florence's opinion who spends less time regretting decisions?
2. Which school accepts Christine?
3. Who is Salome?
4. According to Mr. Thornton's response to Florence in Chapter 8, what has prevented him from visiting The Bookshop?
5. Who has filed a complaint concerning the shop's display window?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the passage of the Private Members Bill affect Florence?
2. Why is it ironic that Deben's former wet fish shop will be the home for the new public library?
3. Besides offering to help Christine with her exam, how does Florence show concern for Christine in this chapter?
4. How does Christine embarrass Mrs. Gamart? Why is Christine upset?
5. What happens immediately after Mr. Brundish leaves The Stead?
6. What bit of information about the shop does Milo divulge to Christine? How might Christine truly feel about this news?
7. How is Florence being affected by Christine? How is Florence affecting Christine?
8. Why is it appropriate that the fields are underwater as Florence leaves Hardborough?
9. What transpires between Mr. Brundish and Violet Gamart during his visit?
10. What is Florence's main priority after the chaos with Mrs. Gamart?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Violet Gamart's role as an antagonist in the story. Contrast her actions and motives with those of the protagonist.
Essay Topic 2
When Christine Gipping and Florence have tea at the shop on a cold September afternoon, Florence begins to feel differently about the child. What are Florence's feelings towards the ten year old previous to the tea? What are her feelings thereafter? For what reason(s) has Florence changed her feelings?
Essay Topic 3
Mr. Brundish and Violet Gamart are both influential citizens of Hardborough. Compare and contrast these two characters. Be sure to include their personal backgrounds, character traits, and ultimate influence in the discussion.
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