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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Bold that Eleanor has come to see him?
2. What is Anticant's first name?
3. The narrator says Eleanor will receive sympathy from girls younger than what age?
4. Where is Anticant from?
5. What goddess has her seat on Mount Olympus, according to the narrator?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore the relationship between John Bold and his sister Mary. Describe how Bold and Mary interact with each other. What sense do you get about their dynamic? Why do you think they have such a close relationship? What techniques does the author use to portray their closeness to the reader? Why do you think he presents a brother and sister who are five years apart with such a close relationship?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Explore the character of Anticant. Why is it important that Anticant cannot see anything other than "good" and "evil" within a person's motives? How does this relate to the novel as a whole? Who else in the novel seems to have trouble seeing any gray area when it comes to good and evil?
This section contains 1,101 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)