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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. Beatrice knows that the Culler is really ______________.
2. Who is the midwife who keeps Beatrice's secret about the baby?
3. What had been a tradition for generations regarding the wheat harvest which Beatrice no longer honors?
4. Which of the following does NOT happen after Beatrice tells John her distress at being merely a visitor at Wideacre?
5. What news does Harry break to Beatrice in Chapter 11?
Short Essay Questions
1. What instructions does John provide to care for Mama who has had a major shock?
2. How does Beatrice manage to keep John away from home until she completes the purchase of the entail?
3. What does John confront Beatrice on when he returns home?
4. Describe the scene in which John is taken away by the doctors to begin his alcohol addiction treatment.
5. How does Beatrice reinforce her ploy to have John sent away by planting a bottle of liquor in his room?
6. How does Beatrice manipulate Harry into a plan to buy out the entail on Wideacre so that Julia and Richard will one day inherit the estate?
7. How does Beatrice know that Ralph is getting closer to returning to Wideacre?
8. How does the story end?
9. How does Beatrice ultimately handle the pregnancy?
10. How does Beatrice justify the radical changes that are occurring at Wideacre?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Harry. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Beatrice. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her--if anything--at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Harry and Ralph. How are they different? How are they similar? Why is Beatrice so attracted to both of them?
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