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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 respond to the comments from Messieurs Boissec and Rochemorte as they are testing her?
2. Two associates from the college are at La Rue Fossette to test Lucy. Why?
3. What is the name of M. Paul's dog?
4. What is the name of the ship that M. Paul will be taking when he leaves Europe?
5. When M. Paul asks Lucy how if she would welcome him back if he left for a number of years, how does Lucy respond?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ginevra's uncle respond to her elopement?
2. Why is Paulina afraid to tell her father that she is in love with Graham?
3. Lucy closes the book letting her readers know that M. Paul is expected in November and letting the reader know of the many storms that have claimed lives in the seas. What is one ending regarding Lucy and M. Paul the reader can infer?
4. Madame Beck tells Lucy she cannot marry M. Paul. Why does Lucy think Madame Beck is saying this?
5. Why doesn't Lucy want to take the public examination?
6. How does M. de Bassompierre react when Graham speaks with him about Paulina?
7. How does Lucy feel about Paulina and Graham's relationship?
8. What explanation does Ginevra give Lucy about the nun?
9. What rumors has Lucy heard that may be the reason behind M. Paul's departure from Europe?
10. Why doesn't Lucy give M. Paul his watchguard at first?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the relationship triangle that exists between Paulina, Graham, and Mr. Home. Which relationship holds the most tension? Which person is at the center of the triangle? How does the relationship triangle get resolved toward the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Lucy has significant relationships with both Paulina and Ginevra in the story. The reader can see, in the latter part of the novel, Lucy comparing the characters of Paulina and Ginevra to one another, and declaring one of them a better person than the other. Please compare and contrast Paulina and Ginevra's characters, give examples from the book, then explain which character you like more and why.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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