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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 is the name of the second solicitor for Christina's grandfather?
2. What is the name of Lyon's friend who is a guest at Lord Carlson's with Lyon?
3. On what birthday must Christina marry for the money to go to her husband?
4. Where does Lyon first meet Christina?
5. What language does Christina tell Lyon she prefers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe an example from the novel of a misunderstanding between Lyon and Christina.
2. What reference does Christina make to the "Great Spirit"?
3. Why is reputation a significant theme in The Lion's Lady?
4. What is Patricia's plan for Christina's money?
5. What is revealed about the characters when Christina asks Lyon if he believes in destiny?
6. How do Lyon and Christina feel about marriage after Christina and Lyon have sexual intercourse?
7. Describe the journal entry dated August 1, 1795.
8. How does Lyon's tone toward Christina change dramatically at Rhone's house?
9. What is Christina's relationship with Patricia?
10. Describe Jessica's journal entry in which she sees Edward's first kindness to her father.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the clash of London culture and Indian culture as it is presented in The Lion's Lady. What conflicts does culture shock create? How do characters respond to the clashing cultures?
Essay Topic 2
At what point does the climax of The Lion's Lady occur? Is it significant that there is little resolution in the novel? Is this typical of the historical genre? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
How does the relationship between Lyon and Christina change from the first time they meet until the end when they have a child? What conflicts do the two have, and how do they overcome them?
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