The Other Boleyn Girl Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Philippa Gregory
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. For how long does William disappear?

2. What is William?

3. Who is overlooked for the garter award?

4. Who is pregnant during this section?

5. Where have George and Howard gone in case Spain decides to move against Britain?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

While Anne Boleyn seems to get more of the attention in history books, she is certainly something different than the title of this novel suggests.

Part 1: Do you think Anne or Mary was the more important Boleyn girl? Why did you choose the answer you did?

Part 2: If you have read about Anne Boleyn before, how has your opinion changed of her?

Part 3: After seeing the progression of events in the story, is Mary a lesser or a greater character in terms of her growth in the novel? Why?

Essay Topic 2

At its core, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a story of wanting power in the world. Anne wants it. Mary thinks she wants it. And their family will do anything to get it.

Part 1: How does Anne strive to gain power and position in this novel? Is it effective?

Part 2: How does Mary strive to gain power and position in this novel? Is it effective?

Part 3: What does the Howard-Boleyn family do to gain power in this novel? Is it effective?

Essay Topic 3

The King changes many rules in order to make the world the way he wants it to operate.

Part 1: List some of the rules the King made up in order to ensure he got what he wanted.

Part 2: What do you think the King's abuse of power says about him?

Part 3: Do you agree that the King should be able to change any rule on a whim? Why or why not?

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