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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 does Lucy do with her time now that she has left school?
2. What trauma does Heloise experience?
3. What will Lucy have from now on because of her injuries?
4. What are the Captain's only assets?
5. What does the porter see in his dream?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Captain Gault affected by his injuries?
2. How is Horahan regarded by others in the Camp? How does he feel?
3. How do the Gaults spend their time in Italy?
4. What do you think will happen to Everard and Heloise Gault?
5. What type of education does Canon Crosbie want for Lucy, and why can she not get it? What do you think would be best for Lucy?
6. What memories haunt Everard Gault?
7. What are Lucy's feelings towards Ralph?
8. How does Heloise feel in this chapter?
9. What was Ralph's childhood like?
10. How are the events at Lahardane perceived by others?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a historical essay documenting Italy's role in World War Two. Be sure to address:
1) Benito Mussolini and his government.
2) Reasons for Italy entering the conflict, and why Italy chose the side of the Axis powers.
3) The end of Italy's role in World War Two.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay documenting the historical changes in science and technology that can be seen in The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor. Be sure to include:
1) Major scientific innovations that are mentioned in the novel, and some that are not mentioned.
2) What you feel is the most important innovation during this time, and why.
3) How Lucy reacts to the changing world around her, and how typical this reaction is.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay documenting the lasting and failed romance between Lucy and Ralph. Be sure to address:
1) Symbolism visible in their relationship.
2) Barriers and stumbling blocks to Lucy and Ralph being together.
3) Lessons that can be learned from Lucy and Ralph's example.
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