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The Story of Lucy Gault 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. Where is the Gault family originally from?

2. How many fishermen from Kilauran are lost at sea?

3. What is the name of the Gault house in Ireland?

4. What does Canon Crosby ask about?

5. What is the date on the letter that Lucy sends to Ralph?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Everard reflect on his marriage to Heloise?

2. How do the Gaults spend their time in Italy?

3. Describe Everard's journey back to Lahardane.

4. How does Lucy feel now about waiting for her father's return? How does Everard feel?

5. What memories haunt Everard Gault?

6. What forces the Gaults to leave Italy? Where do they go?

7. Who is the main subject of this chapter? Where is he, and what is he doing?

8. What has happened in history since the previous chapter? How has Ralph fared as a soldier?

9. How does Horahan interpret the return of the Captain? How does he feel?

10. What does Ralph buy? Why does he do it?

Essay Topics

Write a short essay that serves as a how-to guide for surviving in the wilderness. The guide can be specialized to fit one specific survival situation (such as deserts or forested areas), or cover the basics to fit a wide range of contexts.

Write an essay documenting the history of influenza, its effect upon the human race, how medical science has aided our fight against the flu, and the continued dangers posed by influenza epidemics.

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.

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