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. On what birthday does Julia begin to have dreams that she is Beatrice?

2. After the dream comes true and Julia faints, where does she wake up?

3. When Julia is fighting with the village children, where is Richard?

4. Who is Marianne Fortescue?

5. Which holiday brings out gypsy dancers in the village?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How do the villagers respond after hearing Julia's dream?

3. How does it come to pass that Richard strikes Julia with his riding crop?

4. How do Uncle John and Celia react to Julia's visionary dreams?

5. What is the reaction to Uncle John catching Julia gardening?

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

7. How does Richard respond to the news that Julia is going to be sent away?

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

9. How does Julia feel about her conversations with Dr. Phillips and his medical practices?

10. How does Julia feel about having meeting and having to visit with Dr. Phillips?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Throughout the novel, many characters act sacrificially for the benefit of other. Choose one sacrificial character, describe their actions, and explain the impact that their sacrificial actions have on the other characters in the novel.

Essay Topic 2

Julia has very close and unusual relationship with her deceased Aunt Beatrice. Compare and contrast the two female characters and their relationship to Wideacre.

Essay Topic 3

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.

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