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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 is Bold out with when Eleanor goes to see him?
2. What is Tom's role at a powerful newspaper?
3. The narrator says Eleanor will receive sympathy from women older than what age?
4. Who offers Harding several jobs to keep him nearby?
5. What Greek mythological character does Eleanor want to be like?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Bold respond when Eleanor begs him to promise that he will stop the legal proceedings against her father?
2. Why does Eleanor decide to visit Bold at the beginning of Chapter 11 "Iphigenia"?
3. Why does Bold suspect that he is to blame for the article in the newspaper that slanders Harding?
4. Why does Harding plan to sell his furniture when he resigns?
5. Why does Harding feel he should leave for London as soon as possible?
6. How does Grantly react when Harding tells him he will resign?
7. How is Harding's resignation received, over all?
8. Why does Bold leave angrily from his meeting with Tom?
9. What does a second newspaper article say about Harding and the lawsuit against him?
10. Why does Sir Abraham think Harding has come to see him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the perspective used by the author for this novel. What kind of narrator does the reader get? Why do you think the author felt third-person was the best perspective for this novel? What is gained from this perspective? Do you feel like you missed out on anything by having a third-person narrator telling the story? How would the novel be different if it was written in first-person?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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