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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where have George and Howard gone in case Spain decides to move against Britain?
2. Where does Anne want Mary to be with her?
3. To whom is Katherine writing appeals?
4. What is the name of the new princess who will take the place of Princess Mary as heir?
5. What does Anne eat to increase her fertility?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many people, after reading "The Other Boleyn Girl" feel the story of Henry VIII is somehow different from the one they've learned in school or on their own.
Part 1: What did you think of the Henry VIII story before you read this book? What were your experiences of it?
Part 2: Do you think this story's portrayal of the history is accurate? Why or why not?
Part 3: How has your opinion of Henry VIII changed? Or has it stayed the same? Why?
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
In the end, Anne Boleyn is executed, just as the stories and history books have told us for years.
Part 1: Why was Anne sentenced to death? What were the charges?
Part 2: Why do you think King Henry VIII waited so long to punish and execute Anne?
Part 3: Do you think it was right for Anne to be executed? Why or why not?
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