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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Jenkins relieved to hear is out of the country in Chapter 3 of "A Buyer's Market"?
2. What is Ralph's occupation?
3. Who does Pilgrim argue with at the party in Chapter 2 of "A Buyer's Market"?
4. What does Jenkins note Barbara's horseplay will result in?
5. What is Gypsy's surname?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the motif of jealousy in the first volume of "A Dance to the Music of Time". Who is jealous of whom and why? Does this jealousy affect the behavior of the jealous? Do they have reason to be jealous?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and interpret the conclusion of the first volume of "A Dance to the Music of Time". What happens at the end of the third novel? Are there any unanswered questions? Why might Powell have chosen to end each of the three novels when he did?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the motif of marriage and divorce in the first volume of "A Dance to the Music of Time". Who marries in the novels? Who divorces or separates in the novels? Why? What does Jenkins think of marriage and divorce?
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