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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 does Ralph predict will someday happen to the land of Wideacre?
2. How does Richard treat the profit-sharing agreement Uncle John implemented?
3. What does James make the children promise not to use their money to purchase?
4. What instrument is used in a race on the last day of reaping?
5. What crop does Richard begin selling to the commercial markets after his parents' funeral?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Julia feel about her relationship with James upon leaving Bath?
2. What is the revelation that Uncle John admits to Julia and Richard after the sickle race?
3. What does Richard admit to Julia when he meets her in Midhurst?
4. What conversation do Richard and Julia have in regard to her engagement to James?
5. After the attack, how does Julia make her way home and what does she tell her family?
6. How does Richard react when he finds out that Julia is pregnant?
7. Why are Clary and Matthew Merry in a fight during Maying?
8. What happens after Richard demands that Julia dress up for a dinner engagement?
9. How does Richard and Julia's wedding progress?
10. After Julia's encounter with Ralph in the village, what does she dream of when she falls to sleep that night?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the novel, Julia is burdened with various recurring dreams. Choose one of the recurring dreams that Julia has, explain the symbolic significance. Finally, explain how the dream eventually morphs into a reality for Julia and what its consequences were.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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