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. Which holiday brings out gypsy dancers in the village?

2. What does the doctor that Julia is being sent to specialize in?

3. How does Julia thank James for his words of kindness to her?

4. What animal attacks Richard in the barn?

5. How does Ralph respond to Uncle John's plan when Richard presents it to him?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Uncle John respond to the woman who arrives at his doorstep with a sick child in her arms?

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

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

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

5. How does Celia respond to the constant comparison of Julia's looks to her sister Beatrice's?

6. How is Ralph Megson welcomed to Wideacre estate?

7. How does Julia meet Clary Dench?

8. How does James encourage Julia to embrace her heritage?

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The novel "The Favored Child" works in a trilogy of Phillipa Gregory novels entitled "Wideacre." Explain how this novel functions as the second in a set of three novels. What history do you expect was presented in the first novel, and what loose ends do you expect the third novel to tie up?

Essay Topic 2

While Julia is in Bath, she meets and becomes engaged to a man named James.

Part 1) Describe the courting period of Julia's and James's relationship.

Part 2) Describe the future that Julia and James planned together.

Part 3) Explain why Julia's and James's wedding never came into fruition.

Essay Topic 3

Throughout her life, Julia has two friends, Clary and Marianne. Describe each of these female characters, and explain the impact that each of these friendships have on Julia's life.

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