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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. What happens to the church shortly after Walter discovers Sir Percival's secret?
2. To prove her identity, Solicitor Kyrle needs evidence Laura came to London when?
3. Where does Marian take Laura, upon her release from the asylum?
4. Why does Laura accept Walter's proposal?
5. What does Walter try to avoid, while discussing Anne's disappearance with Mrs. Clements?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Count Fosco whisper his regards for Marian, prior to fleeing from town?
2. Mrs. Catherick comments she only has to do what to her clothes to enter into mourning for Anne?
3. When Walter first meets with Mrs. Clements, what does she believe about Anne?
4. What happens to Sir Percival when the church is set on fire?
5. Why is it easy to believe that even relatives do not recognize Laura after her stay in the asylum?
6. On his visit to Blackwater Park, Walter suspects the man with the carpetbag will attempt what, if given the chance?
7. Once Sir Percival is dead and Laura's fortune is gone, why is Walter still committed to proving the fraud of Laura's death?
8. Why might Count Fosco recognize Pesca even though Pesca does not recognize him?
9. Count Fosco reveals he was distressed about Anne's death for what reason?
10. Where did Mrs. Clements look for Anne when she disappeared?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Both Walter and Laura are in love, yet neither have the freedom to be together. Write an essay examining the lack of freedom shared by these two characters.
Essay Topic 2
Although Sir Percival appears benevolent at the beginning of "The Woman in White", he is proven to be a dangerous and controlling man. Examine the character transformation that takes place for Sir Percival over the course of the story.
1) Who does Sir Percival appear to be at the beginning of the story?
2) How is his true character revealed to the reader? How does he affect other characters?
3) What is the true character of Sir Percival? What does he want?
Essay Topic 3
Although many of the characters in "The Woman in White" are considered wealthy, many of them suffer due to financial reasons. Write an essay supporting or refuting the following statement: Money traps many of the characters in "The Woman in White".
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