The Cider House Rules Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Homer realize is in the workers' home with him when he masturbates in Chapter 6?

2. When Chapter 6 begins, Homer has been away from St. Cloud's for how long?

3. A woman whose husband died in the war comes into the hospital for what in Chapter 9?

4. When Homer reaches the town where Candy and Wally live, Homer takes to spending time with whom on his boat?

5. On Thanksgiving in Chapter 8, the Worthingtons are hosting the dinner, which includes Candy and whom?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe and analyze the character of Wilbur Larch in the narrative. Where was Wilbur born? What does the exposition reveal about Wilbur's past? What were Wilbur's parents like? Where did he study and begin his career?

Essay Topic 2

Define and discuss literary allusion and the novels "David Copperfield" and "Jane Eyre". What is symbolic in Dr. Larch choosing these novels to read to the children? What do these novels have in common? How do the orphans in the novel respond to these books?

Essay Topic 3

Analyze and discuss the symbolism of Dr. Larch in the novel. What does Dr. Larch represent to Homer and the other orphans? How is he viewed by the nurses at the orphanage? What does Dr. Larch represent to the mothers who come to the orphanage?

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