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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. Why is Dench fired?
2. What is Julia's relationship to James?
3. How does James respond to Julia's prophetic dreams?
4. What does Uncle John give to Julia for her birthday on the day that he returns from the mines?
5. Which of the following adjectives does Uncle John and Celia use to describe both Julia and Beatrice?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Julia, RIchard, and Ralph go into the village in search of Julia's lost glove?
2. How does Julia respond to being asked to orchestrate the planting of an apple orchard?
3. How does Uncle John respond to the woman who arrives at his doorstep with a sick child in her arms?
4. How does it come to pass that Richard strikes Julia with his riding crop?
5. How does Julia feel about her conversations with Dr. Phillips and his medical practices?
6. How does Richard respond to the news that Julia is going to be sent away?
7. What happens when the slavers come to Wideacre?
8. Why is Dench fired from his position in the stable houses?
9. How does James encourage Julia to embrace her heritage?
10. How does Celia respond to starting a school for the village children.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Julia is governed under the deeply patriarchal society perpetuated by the beliefs of her Grandmamma.
Part 1) Describe the way that Grandmamma believes a woman should act in this society.
Part 2) Explain the way that Grandmamma's beliefs directly affect Julia's relationships with men.
Part 3) Explain how Julia eventually begins to fight against Grandmamma's beliefs about gender roles and the impact that fight has on Julia's life.
Essay Topic 2
In the novel, many children are taken from the Acre to work as slaves. Describe the life that these children lead, and explain the impact that Julia had on their lives.
Essay Topic 3
As children, Julia is in love with her cousin Richard and cannot imagine a life without him. Describe the way that Julia treats Richard in their childhood and compare and contrast this treatment with her treatment of him as an adult.
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