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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 long does Harding wait for his appointment with Sir Abraham?
2. Who says, "I am sure he loves you better than anything in the world."
3. In what country has Anticant spent most of his earlier days?
4. What goddess has her seat on Mount Olympus, according to the narrator?
5. What is the last name of Tom, who works at a powerful newspaper?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does a magazine called "The Almshouse" portray Harding?
2. Why does Harding say he is going to London?
3. What does a second newspaper article say about Harding and the lawsuit against him?
4. Why does Harding rush to find Sir Abraham as soon as he gets to London?
5. Why does Bold suspect that he is to blame for the article in the newspaper that slanders Harding?
6. How does Harding respond when Sir Abraham asks him why is concerned for his reputation?
7. How does Tom seem to feel about his position at the newspaper?
8. How does Harding feel by the time he is about to meet Sir Abraham?
9. How does Bold react when he comes home and finds Eleanor there crying?
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
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 the relationship between Harding and the bishop. Why do you think they are so close? How are they alike? How they different? How do they interact with each other? What role does the bishop play for Harding?
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?
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