1 - What information does Catherine start adding to each daily entry?
2 - During the month of November, what does Catherine decide she would rather do with her life now?
3 - Why does Catherine get in trouble on her birthday?
4 - Why was Catherine disappointed by what she saw at her first hanging?
5 - Instead of "Corpus Bones," what is Catherine's new profanity?
1 - What somber religious holiday is occurring throughout he months of March and April?
2 - Who does Catherine describe as having “golden hair and blue eyes and the habit of catching his lower lip between his teeth” so that it makes her “want to lie down on the rushes and sigh?” 3 - What does the boy from question two do that makes Catherine stop liking him?
4 - To whom does Catherine become betrothed?
5 – Catherine’s mother request that Catherine not be wed until what other event takes place?
1 - What does Catherine fear? How does this fear affect her actions?
2 - Where and when does the story take place?
3 - Why is Catherine writing this account?
4 - What are some of the lady tasks that Catherine must complete?
5 - What are three things Catherine would rather do than become a lady?
6 - What kind of advice does Catherine receive from the old Jewish woman and Madame Joanna? Be specific.
7 - Catherine's uncle George has returned after many years of fighting in the Crusades. What are the Crusades?
8 - What luxury would Catherine have if she were king?
9 - What is Catherine's relationship with her brothers?
10 - Who is Catherine's best friend, and how is he different from other villagers?
11 - Give three examples of how Catherine demonstrated her growth in maturity.
12 - What is the symbolism behind Catherine’s nickname Birdy?
13 - Which of Catherine's brothers weds a twelve year old pregnant girl?
14 - What happens to Shaggy Beard?
15 - Who is Catherine to wed?
True or False?
If false, make it true.
1. George remains unmarried.
2. Catherine “accidentally” sets fire to the dovecote.
3. Morwenna is the story's narrarator.
4. The story takes place in Douglasshire, France.
5. All the events in the story take place in 1920.
6. Catherine is excited about her betrothal to her suitor Ulric of Liechtenstein.
7. The abominable Thomas is Catherine's favorite brother.
8. One of Catherine’s jobs is to embroider. This means she paints decorations on walls.