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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 Charlotte send to Maggie in Book Sixth Chapter 2?
2. How does Fanny say her opinion of Charlotte has changed in Book Third Chapter 10?
3. What is the Prince reminded of as he speaks to Charlotte in Chapter 9 of Book Third?
4. In Book Fourth Chapter 4, what does Maggie believe the Prince is purposely doing?
5. In Book Fifth Chapter 3, what does Mr. Verver threaten to do if Maggie's feelings don't change?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Maggie recall Fanny comparing the relationship of Maggie, the Prince, Mr. Verver, and Charlotte to?
2. What sense of accomplishment does Maggie feel after throwing a dinner party in Book Fourth Chapter 4?
3. After the dinner party, when Maggie tries to speak to her husband about Charlotte, what can she not help but appear to feel toward Charlotte?
4. What thought about who is to blame for the affair occurs to Maggie when she is on the terrace at Fawns in Book Fifth Chapter 1? What does Maggie realize she is most afraid of happening?
5. What does Fanny believe Maggie has discovered and must do in Book Third Chapter 11?
6. What is the Prince's response when Maggie tells him he may be left alone with Charlotte in Book Sixth Chapter 1?
7. What plan of Charlotte's does Maggie tell Fanny about in Book Sixth Chapter 1?
8. In Book Fourth Chapter 3, what does Maggie devise a plan for? What does this plan include.
9. At the end of the novel, what sacrifices does Maggie make in her quest to be alone with her husband?
10. In Book Third Chapter 8, why does Charlotte have no worries about Fanny revealing the truth about her affair with the Prince?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the metaphors in the novel. What are some examples of metaphors in the novel? What are the meanings behind these metaphors?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the imagery that James uses in "The Golden Bowl." What are some examples of imagery in the novel? What themes or ideas do these examples represent?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and interpret the character the Prince. What are his defining character traits? What is his background? Why does he desire wealth so much? Is he happy? How does he treat those around him?
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