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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 Miss Fisher tell Leopold to do at the end of Part 3, Chapter 2?
2. What did Karen realize about her relationship with Naomi in Part 2, Chapter 9?
3. What did Karen mean when she asked Max if he could live "here" in Part 2, Chapter 9?
4. How does Leopold feel about the way his Italian family lives?
5. Where did Karen and Max have lunch in Part 2, Chapter 8?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Karen's mother comment on Naomi's and Max's relationship?
2. What does Madame Fisher tell Leopold about his past in Part 3, Chapter 2?
3. What did Karen think about while Max was sleeping in Part 2, Chapter 9?
4. How does Henrietta comfort Leopold in Part 3, Chapter 1?
5. How did Karen feel about being with Max and Naomi in Part 2, Chapter 5?
6. In Part 2, Chapter 10, after Max and Karen realize that their feelings for each other are stronger than previously thought, what did they decide to do?
7. What did Karen and Max do on their rendezvous in Part 2, Chapter 8?
8. Describe the opening scene of Part 2, Chapter 5.
9. What does the reader learn of Max's and Karen's relationship in Paris?
10. What happened at the end of Part 2, Chapter 6?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
A major theme of the novel is appearance versus reality. What are some examples of this from the novel? Give examples of the discrepancies between a character's appearance and the reality of their emotions or beliefs.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the motifs in the novel "The House in Paris." What is the meaning behind the letter motif? The house motif? The Charles the Monkey motif? What others motifs are there?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the conflict in "The House in Paris." Who is in conflict with whom? What events or situations causes these conflicts? Are the major conflicts resolved? If so, how?
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