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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 is Amelia supposedly making sketches of in Chapter 15?
2. What is used to keep broken artifacts together at the dig site?
3. Who does Amelia think killed Armadale in Chapter 12?
4. What does Madame Berengeria accuse her daughter of?
5. What does Lady Baskerville serve to her house guests in Chapter 16?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Emerson decide to get involved in the murder investigation in Chapter 10? Who does he intend to get help from?
2. What do Lady Baskerville and Mary argue about in Chapter 11? How does Emerson solve the argument?
3. What does Emerson say to cheer up O'Connell at the end of Chapter 14?
4. What happens when Amelia follows an unknown figure in the dark in Chapter 11?
5. What does Amelia hear as she and O'Connell are walking to the tomb, and how does she respond?
6. How does Amelia prepare to go to the tomb in Chapter 16?
7. Why does Amelia suspect Madame Berengeria is responsible for Armadale's death?
8. What is Madame Berengeria's reaction to Emerson's performance?
9. What does Lady Baskerville announce at breakfast? What does Mr. Vandergelt announce at breakfast?
10. How does Amelia apprehend the figure in white?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and interpret the protagonist of the novel, Amelia Peabody. What are her defining characteristics? What are her interests and hobbies? How does she differ from the typical Victorian-era woman?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the curse which is referred to throughout the novel. Why do the characters fear the curse? What kind of curse is it? Why are the characters cursed?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and interpret the antagonist of the novel, Lady Baskerville. What are her defining characteristics? Why is she the antagonist of the novel? As the reader, did you suspect Lady Baskerville of being the murderer prior to the reveal in Chapter Sixteen? Why or why not?
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