Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Henny's special place?
2. What is Henny's mother doing when Henny arrives at Monocacy?
3. What do Henny and Old Ellen talk about?
4. What does Sam say he would like to create?
5. Where does Beulah live?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Louie do at Beulah's house?
2. How has the relationship between Sam and Henny changed by the time of Cathleen's eighteenth birthday?
3. Describe Sam's relation to Naden.
4. How does Henny die?
5. What might be being foreshadowed in Chapters 3 and 4?
6. What is Sam's relationship with Colonel Willets?
7. Describe the atmosphere at the celebration for Sam's homecoming.
8. How does the narrator characterize Sam's world view?
9. How do the Pollits end up in Spa House?
10. What leads up to Henny's death?
Describe the significance of the title, 'The Man Who Loved Children'. Is this ironic, and if so, what is the irony? What are the two--or more--perspectives--from which this title could be seen? What effect does this irony have on our reading of the book? What does it make us focus on? How would a different title change our sense of the book?
'The Man Who Loved Children' is in many ways a coming-of-age story about an artist. How does Stead use the coming-of-age story for her purposes, and how does Louie's coming of age as a writer differ from other comings of age?
Where is the climax of this book? Are there different climaxes? What questions does each climax resolve? What questions does each climax leave unanswered?
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