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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. From whom does Mary receive a note telling her that George will escort her to court?
2. What is Henry told Anne has?
3. What happens to the men who are imprisoned by Henry?
4. Who is found out to have died?
5. Who does Mary think are just temporarily disagreeing on the marriage issue?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who are the people who know of Anne's latest pregnancy?
2. Who is the King lustfully torn between now?
3. Who is taken to the tower and imprisoned?
4. When it is time for Mary to go to Hever to see her children, what does Anne inform Mary Anne has done?
5. What do George and Mary think of the present from #41?
6. Why will Anne not allow Mary to go to Hever?
7. What is the great disappointment of Anne's delivery?
8. What does the reader learn about Henry's sexual performance?
9. How does George first experience the public's rejection of Anne?
10. What does Anne tell Mary the King can make her?
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
Anne seems to have some self esteem issues in this story, going back and forth between feeling like a whore to feeling like the most powerful person in the world.
Part 1: Give some examples of how Anne seems to have low self esteem. What does she do/say that makes you believe this?
Part 2: Are there times when Anne is simply content? If not, why not?
Part 3: Do you think Anne is a happy person when she gets what she wants? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The sibling relationships in this story are different from what one today might consider appropriate.
Part 1: Describe the relationship between Mary and George.
Part 2: Describe the relationship between Anne and George.
Part 3: Describe the scenes in which George and Anne seemed to cross a line of decency in their relationship. Describe at least 2 situations.
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