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The Rocking-Horse Winner Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Barrett's job?



2. How does Mother feel in her house?



3. What child is Paul?



4. What impresses Paul's uncle about Paul?



5. Who hears someone whispering they need more?



Short Essay Questions

1. How is Mother unlucky even after getting rich?



2. Why is Barrett so hesitant to talk to Oscar?



3. How does the author describe Paul as he discovers the name of the winning Derby horse?



4. What does Mother show by the way she reacts to her birthday gift?



5. What does Paul get as a result of his mother's birthday present?



6. Who is Mother's most important servant, and why?



7. Why does Mother say she is so poor?



8. Why is it strange for Mother to have hired servants?



9. What does Mother do when she begins getting worried about Paul?



10. Why does Oscar take Paul to the horse races?



Essay Topics

Despair was a theme that was placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role did despair play in this book?

How does Paul die, and what led to his death?

What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?

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