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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 Lucy feel her first night in London?
2. What does Lucy find is missing when she arrives in Villette?
3. In Chapter 16, when Dr. John comes to the house, who does Lucy finally recognize him to be?
4. In who's house does Lucy find herself after she swoons?
5. What disaster happens during the play that leads to the patrons being evacuated from the hall?
Short Essay Questions
1. What advice does the priest give Lucy in Chapter 15?
2. How does Lucy feel about to returning to La Rue Fossette after her illness?
3. How does Lucy come to be at La Terrasse?
4. How does the note in the casket describe Lucy?
5. Describe Paulina and Graham's relationship at the beginning of the book.
6. Describe Rosine.
7. In Chapter 16, how does Mrs. Bretton react to seeing her goddaughter again?
8. How do Dr. John and Mrs. Bretton become reunited with Mr. Home toward the middle of the book?
9. What reason does Lucy give Paulina for why she is a teacher?
10. How does Lucy respond to Madame Beck's offer for her to teach?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Religion is a theme seen throughout the novel. Explain the role that religion play in the following settings/relationships:
a) Between Lucy and her students.
b) In Lucy's relationship with M. Paul.
c) In how others in France (e.g., Pire Silas, Madame Beck) view Lucy.
Essay Topic 2
M. Paul and Lucy's relationship is introduced to the reader early in the novel and is an integral part of Lucy's story. Please describe the development of M. Paul and Lucy's relationship from their first encounter through the end of the novel. Please give specific examples from the story to show the various changes or stages in Lucy and M. Paul's relationship. Did any central themes play out through this relationship? If so, which ones?
Essay Topic 3
Lucy is considered a dynamic character in the story of Villette. Describe what a dynamic character is and why Lucy fulfills the requirements to be considered a dynamic character. In contrast, explain what a static character is and provide one example of such a character that can be found in the story.
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