Year of Wonders Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Geraldine Brooks
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the condition of the Gordon cottage?

2. What one topic do the rector and Elinor have a difference about?

3. What do Anna and the rector do that Anna is ashamed of?

4. After Elinor tells Anna her secret, what do they spend the day doing?

5. What new plan does the rector want the townspeople to undertake?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Think about Anna's decision to use fire in Merry's Wickford's family mine. Do you think this was an intelligent decision? What might cause Anna to risk her life so readily? What does she see as she starts to lose consciousness? Do you think perhaps Anna was looking forward to death? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Think about Elinor's past. Why do you think she tells Anna about this? What does the rector do to punish Elinor for these past transgressions? Does he regret it later? Why? How does Anna react to all of this?

Essay Topic 3

Think about Anna's adoration of her children. What does Aphra tell her about this? How are the tables turned later on in the book? Is Aphra's heart truly hardened, as Anna says? Be sure to use examples.

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