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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is one of the people that does NOT know about Anne's pregnancy?
2. Whose christening dress does Anne want to use for her coming child?
3. What is the present to Henry?
4. Howard tells Anne there are many more loyal to Princess _____________ than to Princess ___________.
5. What does Mary give birth to in the snowy winter?
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
Many authors use foreshadowing to give the reader hints as to events to come. In the very first chapter, Mary's conversation with her mother seems to foreshadow the rest of the book.
Part 1: What happens in the conversation between Mary and her mother?
Part 2: How does this conversation foreshadow other parts of the book?
Part 3: What does this conversation say about Mary? About her mother?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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