The Other Boleyn Girl Test | Final Test - Hard

Philippa Gregory
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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 was supposed to sit on the jury for Anne but could not attend the sentencing?

2. What does the mob of 8000 threaten to do to Anne?

3. Who tries to make a play for Henry?

4. What does the reader learn Henry often is?

5. Who sends Mary a letter, informing her that things are sour for Anne?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do Mary and William Stafford both say about the boat trip crossing the English Channel?

2. What do George and Mary think of the present from #41?

3. When it is time for Mary to go to Hever to see her children, what does Anne inform Mary Anne has done?

4. What are some of the ways Anne is behaving like Queen Katherine?

5. What is Anne's reaction when Mary tells her she is pregnant and married?

6. With whom is the King in hearings?

7. What do Anne and George do to help Anne's stillbirth?

8. Why will Anne not allow Mary to go to Hever?

9. Why does Howard think it is so important for Anne's child to be a boy?

10. What does Anne tell Mary the King can make her?

Essay Topics

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

Mary has to betray Queen Katherine in the story, saying she feels she has no choice. Is this really the truth?

Part 1: What does Mary do that ends up betraying the Queen?

Part 2: What rationalization does Mary give for her actions?

Part 3: Do you agree she had no choice? Why or why not? What else could she have done if you felt she did have a choice?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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