Palace Walk Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 102 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Palace Walk Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 102 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. What does Kamal become a regular at with the British troops in Chapter 64?

2. What does Ahmad congratulate himself for not doing like Yasin when reprimanding him in Chapter 58?

3. What does Yasin complain about a lack of at his wedding celebration?

4. What is Yasin filled with on the day of his wedding?

5. What does Aisha show that she will obey of God and her father in Chapter 38?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is Kamal's life affected by the revolution according to Chapter 55?

2. How does Khadija react when Aisha asks her for help sewing her wedding gown?

3. How does Kamal tell Ahmad that he wants Amina back in their house?

4. What are Fahmy's views on nationalism, as described in Chapter 52?

5. How is Umm Maryam's visit to Ahmad's store described in Chapter 35?

6. What happens when Yasin finds the maid Nur on the roof of the house?

7. Why does Fahmy believe British troops have set up camp across from Abd al-Jawad's doorstep?

8. How does Fahmy react when the first martyrs start dying in the revolution?

9. How is Amina's homecoming described after Ahmad sends her a pardon to return?

10. What does Jalia confront Ahmad about when she joins the men's party during Aisha's marriage celebration?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Early in the book, it becomes clear that there is a pointed difference in the way the men and women of Ahmad's family are treated.

Part 1.) What can we learn about the difference between men and women in Ahmad's household based on the morning rituals of each in his house?

Part 2.) What is telling about the time period of the book based on the treatment of men and women in the book?

Part 3.) What can we learn about the nature of Ahmad's character based on his treatment of men and women in the book?

Essay Topic 2

Examine the symbolism of author's use of religious and political figures in the book, notably Martyr al-Husayn and Sa'd Zaghlul. What tone might the author be trying to set to describe the impact these figures had on Egyptian culture?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the nature of ritual in Ahmad's home. Why does Ahmad's family agree to perform the daily rituals and chores he demands of them?

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