Almost Heaven Test | Final 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 | Final 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. Where does Alex's husband claim Elizabeth is on the evening Ian cannot find her?

2. What does Robert show to Elizabeth in the hopes of proving his violent stories?

3. What does Ian agree to let Elizabeth alter in order to appease her about their engagement?

4. To whom is the Dowager Duchess related?

5. Who does the private investigator claim probably killed Robert?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Ian realize he must do if he wants to marry Elizabeth?

2. How does Elizabeth prepare for her escape from Ian with Robert?

3. How does Ian convince Elizabeth's family to let him marry her?

4. What stipulations does Elizabeth make before accepting her engagement to Ian?

5. How does Elizabeth react to the news that she is now engaged to Ian instead of Belhaven?

6. What explanation does Robert give to Elizabeth about his disappearance when he returns to Havenhurst?

7. What does Elizabeth discover hidden in a tree house near Ian's cottage?

8. Why does Ian offer to buy Elizabeth's uncle's house?

9. How does Elizabeth react when it is time for her and her husband to retire for the evening after their wedding ceremony?

10. What does Duncan tell Ian about Elizabeth's circumstances after she leaves the cottage?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

After her parents' deaths, Elizabeth made her debut into high society. First, describe the way Elizabeth was trained for her appearance in society. Then, describe the way high society initially greeted Elizabeth. Was she accepted into high society, or shunned? How can you tell? Give at least two examples from the text to support your argument.

Essay Topic 2

When Elizabeth is first being courted by her suitors, she alters much about herself in order to attract a wealthy mate. First, explain what Elizabeth changed or hid about herself in order to attract men. Why did Elizabeth feel that she could not show her true self in the quest for love? How did the men react to this altered version of Elizabeth's character? How does Elizabeth's alterations directly represent the role of women during this time in high society?

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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