Almost Heaven Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Judith McNaught
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 136 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Almost Heaven Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Judith McNaught
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 136 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. Which of the following characters points out that both Elizabeth and Ian are missing from the excursion in the city?

2. What is the weather like when Elizabeth and Lucinda sit on the curb outside Jake's house?

3. When Ian arrives at Jake's house, what has the family forgotten to send from the village?

4. How does Ian react when Elizabeth and Lucinda unexpectedly arrive?

5. How does Elizabeth react when she sees Ian flirting with other women at the party?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Elizabeth run away from Ian after their meal at the cottage?

2. Who is Lord John Marchman?

3. Who is Sir Frances Belhaven?

4. How does Ian realize that Elizabeth didn't set him up in the greenhouse, but someone else did?

5. How does Elizabeth react the first time Ian kisses her?

6. How doe Elizabeth and Ian Thornton meet?

7. What is a duenna?

8. Who is Viscount Mondevale?

9. How does Sir Frances Belhaven respond to Elizabeth after their first date?

10. What happens during the duel between Ian and Robert?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Elizabeth's financial standing plays a large role in the discussion of what type of wife she will make. First, explain Elizabeth's financial situation. How did she find herself in this financial position? Then, explain how Elizabeth's financial situation affects her during the courting and engagement process. Finally, explain how Ian permanently altered Elizabeth's finances by marrying her.

Essay Topic 2

Ian is from Scotland, the land he still returns to and calls his home. First, describe Ian's life in Scotland. Then, compare / contrast that to Ian's life in England. How does Ian's life change when he takes over his grandfather's title in London? What is he giving up in order to marry Elizabeth? What is he gaining?

Essay Topic 3

Throughout the novel, Elizabeth finds herself frequently confused about her feelings about Ian. Choose two examples of scenes in which Elizabeth is confused about her feelings. What prompts the confusion in each of these scenes? How does Elizabeth get to the bottom of her feelings and desires? What message do you think McNaught is attempting to give the readers about the mentality of women at the time in which this novel is set? Do you agree with this message? Why or why not?

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