The Favored Child Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Philippa Gregory
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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 rationalization does Julia give for the way that old people in the village greet her?

2. What does James Fortescue think of Dr. Phillips?

3. What is Marianne's social status?

4. In Julia's reoccurring dream, what is the weather like?

5. What color is the horse that Ralph brings for Julia?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the reaction among Wideacre estates to Uncle John's payment plan?

2. After the visit to the village, what interesting visions does Julia begin to have regarding Ralph Megson?

3. What happens when Julia, RIchard, and Ralph go into the village in search of Julia's lost glove?

4. How does Celia respond to starting a school for the village children.

5. How does Julia meet Clary Dench?

6. What does Julia see while swimming with Clary in the river?

7. What dream does Julia have that prompts her to go and speak to the village people?

8. How does Uncle John plan to reinvent the way that the Wideacre employees are paid, and why?

9. What happens to Richard's horse after Julia has been given permission to take riding lessons on him?

10. How does Julia respond to being asked to orchestrate the planting of an apple orchard?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

There are two doctors that play vital roles in Julia's life throughout the novel. Describe both doctors, and explain the ways that they directly impact Julia's life at Wideacre.

Essay Topic 2

Richard and Julia were raised on Wideacre in seeming bliss.

Part 1) Compare and contrast the childhood that both of these children experience.

Part 2) Explain the meaning that Wideacre had to each child as they progress into adulthood.

Part 3) Explain why these two children, who were raised on the same land, grow into such polarized adults.

Essay Topic 3

Richard spends his entire life tormenting Julia. Choose three examples of times that Richard tormented Julia, and explain the impact of his torment on Julia's adult life.

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