The Other Boleyn Girl Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Philippa Gregory
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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 Anne made to do in order to keep her skin youthful?

2. What is the gender of the child that is born early?

3. What does Cardinal Wolsey order to celebrate the victory in #31?

4. Who does Mary spend the night with as this character prays?

5. Who tells Anne a woman should know her place?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Mary Boleyn.

2. How has the Queen defied the King's order?

3. What happens to Henry Fitzroy since the King is so desperate for an heir?

4. How does Anne make sure Cardinal Wolsey does not stand in the way of her plans?

5. What is happening as Mary's pregnancy continues?

6. Why does George have a black eye?

7. What does Anne find Queen Katherine is still doing?

8. When is Anne not treated by all as the Queen of England?

9. Describe Anne's condition in the section "Summer 1528."

10. Why is the King in a dark mood?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The constant searching for power and favors from the King make the Howard-Boleyn family something of an enigma to many modern readers.

Part 1: What is the goal of the Howard-Boleyn family?

Part 2: How does the family work to achieve their goal?

Part 3: Do you think this is a loving family? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

The idea of a nobody is something that keeps Mary away from William for a while.

Part 1: How does one define "nobody" in this story?

Part 2: Give a list of some of the nobodies in the story.

Part 3: When Mary is told she doesn't really want to be a nobody, even though she does marry one, what does this say about Mary?

Essay Topic 3

Mary, in the end, chooses a very different life than Anne.

Part 1: Why do you think Mary chooses the simpler life?

Part 2: What does Mary's choice say about her and about her motivations?

Part 3: At the end, Mary still feels she would like to go back to court someday. Why do you think she still longs for that life?

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