The Caine Mutiny Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the grand historical figure in Willie's life?

2. What is the name of the ship that Admiral Halsey is on?

3. What does Keefer take with him when he jumps off the ship?

4. In what did Queeg acknowledge that Maryk was an excellent sailor?

5. What can become useless in a typhoon?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Drawing from all you've learned from the book so far, discuss why you think the Caine mutiny occurred. What circumstances, mix of personalities and other factors led to this pivotal event?

Essay Topic 2

Symbolism is widely used in Chapters 7 and 8. Discuss some of the ways that the author conveys how lowly the ship is in the grand scheme of the Navy. How does he explain to the reader the condition of the ship and crew? Use examples from the book to support your position.

Essay Topic 3

While there is a war going on, the men of the Caine are caught up in their own conflict. Discuss how the smallness of their perspective seems to develop and how they lose sight of the bigger picture. How do you think men on other ships deal with the monotony of life at sea?

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