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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Dodo?
(a) A slave that belongs to a visiting child.
(b) A pet bird.
(c) A pet dog.
(d) A slave whom Eva meets at the lake.
2. After young George Shelby returns from the Legree plantation, what option does George Shelby offer his former slaves as he frees them?
(a) To arrange for their transportation to Canada.
(b) To arrange for their transportation to Africa to become missionaries.
(c) To write each of them letters of recommendation for employment.
(d) To keep them on as paid employees.
3. Who is Legree's former mistress?
4. What illness has Tom Lokar been laid up with for three weeks?
(d) Rheumatic Fever.
5. As Eliza continues to travel to Canada, how does she disguise herself?
(a) As a man.
(b) As a very large woman.
(c) As a nun.
(d) As a child.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who greets Eliza with the words, "darling, I'm your mother!"
2. What is Mr. Shelby's opinion of Mrs. Shelby's knowledge of business?
3. In the author's last chapter in which she discusses the sources for her novel, who does she say told Stowe of the story of "old Pru?"
4. Weeks after Eva's funeral, who gets comfort from singing from an old hymn book found in a drawer?
5. When Eliza travels to Canada, what other member of her party is in disguise?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is ironic about how and why Augustine St. Clare dies?
2. Why might Stowe have had the significant black characters who are now free end up going to Africa to do missionary work?
3. What is Mr. Shelby's objection to Mrs. Shelby having taught religion to the slaves?
4. Explain how the following passage is foreshadowing: "the rays of the sun formed a kind of glory behind her [Eva], as she came forward in her white dress, with her golden hair and glowing cheeks, her eyes unnaturally bright..."
5. What does Stowe insist that Northerners do to truly live by their Christian beliefs?
6. How does the language of Eliza and George's escape to freedom reflect the mood of this journey--"The blue waves of Lake Erie danced, rippling and sparkling in the sunlight. A fresh breeze blew from the shore, and the lordly boat ploughed her way right gallantly onward."
7. As the loose ends of the story are tied up in Chapter 44, what is the purpose of Chapter 45, the final chapter?
8. What event triggers the turning point in Augustine's religious beliefs and who is responsible for his religious education here?
9. How is Cassy and Emmeline's "escape" from Legree bittersweet?
10. How is Tom's death the epitome of selflessness and forgiveness?
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