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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 says, "You shall do just what your heart tells you to be right; you shall do whatever you think best yourself"?
2. What is the name of the bill Sir Abraham is engaged in when Grantly calls on him for help?
3. What is the name of the newspaper that publishes a story about the lawsuit against the warden?
4. Where is the newspaper that publishes a story about the lawsuit against the warden located?
5. What is Sir Abraham's title?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Bold take issue with the charitable men's home?
2. How do Grantly and his lawyer prepare for the possibility that the beadsmen will take legal action against Harding?
3. How does the charitable men's home manage its money?
4. Why is Harding hesitant to let Grantly take on Bold in a legal battle?
5. How does a scandal erupt out of the legal battle between Harding and the beadsmen?
6. What happens when Bold and Mary receive their party invitations?
7. What does Grantly warn Harding that will happen if he gives up his position?
8. How do the inmates at the hospital react when they hear about reforms in other churches?
9. What is Harding's relationship to the Bishop of Barchester?
10. What happens when Bold sees Eleanor after missing Harding's party?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore the character of Tom Towers. How is he portrayed? Why is the description of his office important? What does it say about him? Why is it important that his articles are written anonymously? What point is the author trying to make through the character traits and personality of Tom?
Essay Topic 2
Looking at the ending of the story, why do you think the author gave his readers a mostly happy ending? Were you surprised by the ending? Who did not get a happy ending? Why do you think these characters did not get a happy ending? In what way was their situation different?
Essay Topic 3
Look at the relationship between Grantly and his father, the bishop. What roles do Grantly and his father play at the church? What roles do they seem to play in their families? How does the bishop seem to feel about his son? How does Grantly seem to feel about the bishop? Why do you think the bishop always lets his son take charge of situations?
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