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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 kind of park does Orwell sit in when he feeds the antelope?
2. The Spanish Civil War was essentially a(n) _______ war.
3. Orwell regrets that there are no ____________ boys' weeklies.
4. Orwell thinks that the antelope looks like it would be good to do what to?
5. The stories in the boys' weeklies are ______ and _________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Orwell claim as his political leaning in his writings?
2. What is a Yank Mag?
3. What does the inside of the whale represent to Orwell?
4. What are some of the religious beliefs that Gandhi held?
5. What is the fourth desire that motivates writers?
6. What is included in boys' weeklies?
7. What are some of the national characteristics of England?
8. What is the difference between patriotism and national loyalty for Orwell?
9. What does Orwell believe about the historical accounts of the Spanish Civil War?
10. According to Orwell, what does the press consider about atrocities?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Orwell's ethnocentrism invade his writing? Does it? Use examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
What social structure does Orwell believe should exist in the world? Compare his ideal social structure to the social structures that do exist, and that he has written about.
Essay Topic 3
How do moral and political beliefs intertwine in society, people, and literature, according to Orwell? Support your answer using examples from the various essays.
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