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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 is Louise's last name?
2. What does the narrator consider unsatisfying when done alone?
3. Which of the following types of literary devices are present in the novel?
4. What did Bathsheba bring out most in the narrator?
5. Which character is foreshadowed to be the "villain"?
Short Essay Questions
1. After Jacqueline attacks Louise, what prediction can the reader make for the way the relationship will progress between the narrator and Louise?
2. Is the narrator using Jacqueline? Why or why not?
3. How does the narrator feel about marriage with Louise?
4. What is Jacqueline's reaction to finding out about the narrator's affair with Louise?
5. What is Elgin's reaction to Louise having an affair?
6. What is the narrator's initial impression of Louise?
7. Describe Inge.
8. How does the narrator look back at affairs?
9. According to the narrator, why would Louise appreciate having an affair?
10. Why does Louise refuse the narrator's affection?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are Elgin's intentions in sending Louise away? Why can the reader see the situation more clearly than the narrator can? Why is the narrator able to leave Louise?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Elgin as a character in this novel. Why is Elgin significant? What is his role in the story? What makes him likable or unlikable? What quote defines him the most?
Essay Topic 3
How does suspicion and mistrust become a theme in the novel? Describe an instance in the novel, and explain why this is significant.
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