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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. Who helps Hannah make sure that the Jewish customs are followed at Hannah's father's death?
2. How does Hannah escape the invasion?
3. Who is Mary Stuart?
4. What did Hannah and Daniel's families do secretly in their home after their wedding?
5. Why is Mr. Dee arrested?
Short Essay Questions
1. After being found innocent of the charges against her, what does Hannah decide to do?
2. What secret does Mrs. Carpenter reveal about Daniel in Summer - Autumn 1556?
3. Why do Hannah and Daniel look forward to Elizabeth's reign as queen?
4. What does Mrs. Carpenter confront Hannah about a couple of months after she and Daniel marry?
5. Where does Hannah go after Daniel's mistress is killed right in front of her?
6. On what charge is Hannah arrested? Who vouches for her when she is brought before Bishop Bonner? After new laws are passed which widen the criteria for arrest for heresy, Hannah is arrested.
7. What does Daniel tell Hannah when her father becomes seriously ill?
8. Who visits Calais in the early summer in 1557?
9. What does Daniel's mother instruct Hannah about in Calais?
10. In what way is Philip's relationship with Elizabeth a political move?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the motif of marriage and children in the novel "The Queen's Fool". Who does Hannah marry? Is her marriage a happy one? What obstacles does Hannah face in her marriage? Who is Danny? Who does Mary marry? Why does England object to this marriage? Is Mary's marriage a happy one? How does Mary's struggle to have a child affect her and her marriage?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the death motif in the novel "The Queen's Fool". Who dies in the novel and why? How do these deaths affect Hannah, particularly the death of her father?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss some of the major differences between life in the Tudor period and like in modern-day England. How might this story have been different if it were set in modern-day England?
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