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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. Mary chooses not to attend Anne's trial because she does not want to hear the ________.
2. Who is overlooked for the garter award?
3. Who is one of the people that does NOT know about Anne's pregnancy?
4. Where does Anne hide to avoid the crowd?
5. Who marries Henry and Anne?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is taken to the tower and imprisoned?
2. What is the great disappointment of Anne's delivery?
3. What does Anne tell Mary the King can make her?
4. Who is the King lustfully torn between now?
5. What does George think is the cause of Anne's temper tantrums?
6. When Mary is summoned back to court, what are the conditions?
7. Who marries Henry and Anne and what does he think of Henry's previous marriage?
8. How does Mary describe Jane Seymour to William?
9. Why will Anne not allow Mary to go to Hever?
10. What are some of the ways Anne is behaving like Queen Katherine?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 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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