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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. After the attack, what part of Julia's body is broken?
2. What type of doll is presented to Julia after the race on reaping day?
3. When Julia has a dream on the night after she is confronted by Ralph, what does she shout?
4. After visiting the shopkeeper, what does James ask of Julia?
5. When Julia looks over at Richard during the funeral, what is he doing?
Short Essay Questions
1. After the attack, how does Julia make her way home and what does she tell her family?
2. Who is Julie, and what information does she give Julia about James?
3. What happens when Richard is allowed to hold Ralph's goshawk?
4. What is the revelation that Uncle John admits to Julia and Richard after the sickle race?
5. Why are Clary and Matthew Merry in a fight during Maying?
6. What do Julia and James witness when they visit the hovel where the slave children live, and what is their response?
7. What happens during the sickle race on the last day of the harvest?
8. When Ralph asks Julia to look into Richards soul, what does she see there?
9. How does Richard and Julia's wedding progress?
10. How does Richard respond to Julia's engagement to James?
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
In their teenage years, both Julia and Richard are put in charge of various tasks on Wideacre. Explain the tasks that each character is put in charge of, and compare and contrast their management styles.
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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