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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. Harding asks Eleanor if she is in love with whom?
2. What instrument does Harding play?
3. What is Mary's relation to Bold?
4. Grantly says a local newspaper has taken up a case against the Dean of where?
5. What is the first name of the man who, centuries before the story opens, started a home for the old and destitute men of the city?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Bold sees Eleanor after missing Harding's party?
2. What happens when Bold goes to visit Harding, hoping to demand a detailed statement of the hospital's accounts?
3. What happens after Eleanor reproaches Bold for being at odds with her father?
4. Why does the narrator say he has made up the town of Barchester?
5. How does the bishop react when Harding tells him that Bold, who might marry his daughter, is looking to take legal action against him?
6. Why is Eleanor not worried about seeing Bold when she goes to see Mary?
7. Why does Harding tell Eleanor to go for a walk after he gets done visiting at the bishop's palace?
8. How does Harding react when he reads an article about himself in the newspaper?
9. How does Harding react when Eleanor describes Bold as her enemy?
10. What does Harding do to make sure he does not become enemies with Bold?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Explore Harding's willingness to fight to give up his position as warden. Why does Harding suddenly decide to fight? How has he acted prior to this? What examples can you think of for times he did not fight for what he wanted? Why do you think he chooses this time to not let Grantly boss him around? Is it important that Grantly and Susan think he is being foolish? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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