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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 says, " I want to ask you if you can oblige me in a certain matter"?
2. Who says, "What good to us is this place or all the money, if we are to be ill-spoken of ?"
3. Where has Bold just returned from when Eleanor goes to see him?
4. What goddess has her seat on Mount Olympus, according to the narrator?
5. Where does Harding go after dinner on his second day in London?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Harding respond when Sir Abraham asks him why is concerned for his reputation?
2. How does Bold react when he comes home and finds Eleanor there crying?
3. How does Bold respond when Eleanor begs him to promise that he will stop the legal proceedings against her father?
4. Why does Sir Abraham think Harding has come to see him?
5. What is Harding's plan for he and Eleanor after the lawsuit is over?
6. How does Bold feel when he reads about Harding in a magazine called "The Almshouse"?
7. What is Grantly's idea for how Harding can remain employed?
8. How is Harding's resignation received, over all?
9. How does Harding feel by the time he is about to meet Sir Abraham?
10. Why does Harding rush to find Sir Abraham as soon as he gets to London?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore Bold's attempt at reforming the church and the hospital. What is Bold trying to accomplish with his reform? Why is he so concerned with Hiram's will? Why has he taken on the church? Why has he taken on Harding? How does Grantly feel about Bold's attempt at reform?
Essay Topic 2
Explore the beadsmen and their willingness to turn on Harding. Why do so many of them sign the petition against him? What do they hope to achieve? How do they end up?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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