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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 does Grantly pay his and Harding's legal fees?
2. How do the lawyers and clergymen feel about Harding since he retired?
3. What does Harding plan to sell to pay his consultation fees?
4. Who says, "I am sure he loves you better than anything in the world."
5. Who says, "What good to us is this place or all the money, if we are to be ill-spoken of ?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Grantly's idea for how Harding can remain employed?
2. How does Harding feel by the time he is about to meet Sir Abraham?
3. What is Harding's plan for he and Eleanor after the lawsuit is over?
4. What happens to the beadsmen when their warden resigns?
5. Why does Bold suspect that he is to blame for the article in the newspaper that slanders Harding?
6. What happens when Eleanor tells Mary that she cannot marry Bold?
7. Why is Susan concerned about her father, Harding, resigning?
8. How is Harding's resignation received, over all?
9. Why does Bold leave angrily from his meeting with Tom?
10. How does Bold react when he comes home and finds Eleanor there crying?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Look at Harding's reasoning for giving up his position as warden. Why does he do this, even though Bold drops the lawsuit? Do you think he made the right decision? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Explore the author's use of names throughout the book. What are some of the telling names he gives his characters? Why do you think he uses the obvious names? For at least three characters, explain what you think he is trying to convey to his readers with these names. Use examples from the text to support your answers.
This section contains 750 words
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