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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 the charge of the men who are imprisoned?
2. Where are George and Anne refused service?
3. What is "Sending a Cardinal to Hell"?
4. When does Anne become pregnant again?
5. What is the result of Anne's labor?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mary say that the secret is of Anne and her success with the King?
2. What is the great disappointment of Anne's delivery?
3. What do George and Mary think of the present from #41?
4. What is Anne's reaction when Mary tells her she is pregnant and married?
5. What are some of the ways Anne is behaving like Queen Katherine?
6. When Mary is summoned back to court, what are the conditions?
7. Why does Howard think it is so important for Anne's child to be a boy?
8. What does Mary think about Catherine asking to go to court?
9. What is the new law the Henry legislates?
10. When it is time for Mary to go to Hever to see her children, what does Anne inform Mary Anne has done?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mary is the sister that is asked to do a lot for the family, and she rarely questions it.
Part 1: Why do you think Mary goes along with the plans of her family?
Part 2: What are some of the things Mary does that she disagrees with?
Part 3: Do you think Mary feels like a pawn in the court life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
To some, this novel might be seen as a declaration of a need for a feminist movement, with Mary's mindset changing rapidly as the story progresses.
Part 1: What are some examples of female power in this story?
Part 2: What are some ways women are treated as lesser creatures?
Part 3: What does it say that Mary reveals "the triumph of Anne, the mistress who had become a wife, was an inspiration to every loose girl in the country"?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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