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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. How much does Bold think dropping the lawsuit will cost?
2. The narrator says Eleanor will receive sympathy from girls younger than what age?
3. Where has Bold just returned from when Eleanor goes to see him?
4. A second newspaper article published about Harding what the last of how many leaders in the paper?
5. What does Anticant do for a living?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Harding decide not to spend his second day in London in his hotel?
2. How does Bold respond when Eleanor begs him to promise that he will stop the legal proceedings against her father?
3. Why does Harding say he is going to London?
4. Why does Bold suspect that he is to blame for the article in the newspaper that slanders Harding?
5. What happens when Eleanor tells Mary that she cannot marry Bold?
6. How does Grantly react when Harding tells him he will resign?
7. How does Harding respond when Sir Abraham asks him why is concerned for his reputation?
8. How does Tom seem to feel about his position at the newspaper?
9. How does a magazine called "The Almshouse" portray Harding?
10. How does Bold feel when he reads about Harding in a magazine called "The Almshouse"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore the motives of Harding and Grantly throughout the novel. What drives each one? Which one seems to be more moral? Why? Use examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Look at the author's use of Greek mythology in the novel. Where can you see references to it? Why do you think the author includes these references to ancient Greek mythology? Was is surprising to see these references in a book about the Christian church?
Essay Topic 3
Explore the theme of mixed motives found in the book. Who in the novel seems to have mixed motives? Cite at least three characters who have mixed motives and explain what they are? What does the author seem to be saying about the nature of mankind by giving his characters mixed motives?
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