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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. Which character is friends with Tom?
2. The same person who owns Crabtree Canonicorum also owns a hospitable villa on what lake?
3. A second newspaper article that speaks badly of Harding asks why an old men's home needs what?
4. Who lays in bed at the beginning of Chapter 11, "Iphigenia"?
5. How much is Harding's little cottage worth a year?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Eleanor tells Mary that she cannot marry Bold?
2. What happens when Grantly tells Bold he cannot back out of the legal situation?
3. What happens to the beadsmen when their warden resigns?
4. How does Harding feel by the time he is about to meet Sir Abraham?
5. What does a second newspaper article say about Harding and the lawsuit against him?
6. How does Bold feel when he reads about Harding in a magazine called "The Almshouse"?
7. Why does Grantly assume that Bold wants to drop the changes against Harding?
8. How is Harding's resignation received, over all?
9. Why is Susan concerned about her father, Harding, resigning?
10. How does a magazine called "The Almshouse" portray Harding?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Explore Eleanor's role in the novel. How does she help to drive the plot? What purpose does she serve for Harding? What about for Bold? What are her motives? What seems to be her main function in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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