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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 month does Lucy tell the reader M. Paul's ship is due home?
2. When Lucy is on her way back to Rue Fossette from the fete-night, what strange sight does she see?
3. While Lucy is walking alone through the park on an April day, who does she spy?
4. When spring and warm weather come around, how is Lucy feeling?
5. When everyone else at the school seems to be afraid of M. Paul and his temper, who is the one person who seems to challenge him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Madame Beck send Lucy on the errand to Madame Walravens?
2. How does Lucy feel about Pire Silas when she is first interacting with him?
3. What explanation does Ginevra give Lucy about the nun?
4. Madame Beck tells Lucy she cannot marry M. Paul. Why does Lucy think Madame Beck is saying this?
5. When M. Paul comes to say farewell to Lucy, in what state does he find her?
6. Why is Rosine afraid to take a message to M. Paul?
7. How does M. Paul respond to Lucy's jealousy about Justine Marie?
8. In Chapter 31, Lucy is trying to create a plan to gain more independence, what is her plan?
9. How do others feel about M. Paul and Lucy's relationship in light of their differing religious views?
10. What rumors has Lucy heard that may be the reason behind M. Paul's departure from Europe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Pick one chapter that you believe contains a pivotal moment in Lucy's life and could have changed the course of her story. Why do you feel this chapter was so crucial to Lucy's story? What other choices could she have made at that point? Would those choices have drastically changed the course of her story? Please use examples or quotes from the chapter you choose.
Essay Topic 2
The theme of womanhood is prevalent throughout the novel with two main types of womanhood being illustrated through the characters of Paulina and Ginevra. Describe the different types womanhood that these characters represent by using examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Foreshadowing is an element of literature that can be seen in several relationships throughout the novel. Describe the idea of foreshadowing; provide three examples of foreshadowing that can be found in Villette and explain why these examples can be seen as foreshadowing.
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