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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following literary terms best describes how this novel ends?
2. Who does Mathilde let read all of the information she collected in the mahogany box?
3. What is Poux's nickname?
4. How was Tina killed?
5. Why did Benoit consider harming Mathilde?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Do you think self-mutilation is a justifiable reason for condemning a prisoner to death? Why or why not? What types of actions are justifiable, in your mind, for condemning someone to death?
Essay Topic 2
How do you feel about what Juliette Desrochelles did? Why do you feel that way? What would you have done in her place?
Essay Topic 3
How does the author create suspense throughout the novel? Use specific examples from the novel to support your answer. What genre do you believe this novel best fits? What other novels do you believe this novel is similar to?
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