A Collection of Essays Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. Orwell rejects, specifically, which of Gandhi's principles as a spiritual practice?

2. Orwell thinks that the antelope looks like it would be good to do what to?

3. Orwell believes that what are perpetrated by all sides in nearly all wars?

4. Orwell's early attempts at writing were focused on what type of poems?

5. Early in his life, Gandhi tried to _______ British culture.

Short Essay Questions

1. What do Gandhi's methods of non-violence require from the government?

2. According to Orwell, what does the press consider about atrocities?

3. Why did the British government look favorably on Gandhi?

4. What are some of the national characteristics of England?

5. What does the inside of the whale represent to Orwell?

6. Who does Miller write about in "Tropic of Cancer"?

7. What does Orwell claim as his political leaning in his writings?

8. What is included in boys' weeklies?

9. What does the title "England Your England" indicate about Orwell's feelings for England?

10. Why does Orwell give the municipal employee bread?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What are some of the solutions presented to society's problems by Orwell, and what does he think of each solution? Support your answer with evidence from the essays.

Essay Topic 2

Based on the experiences that Orwell presents, is Orwell a writer who is self-centered? Why or why not? Use examples from the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

How does Orwell's ethnocentrism invade his writing? Does it? Use examples from the text to support your answer.

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