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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What goes missing in Chapter 26?
2. According to Queeg, what happened in Barzun in 1937?
3. How does Maryk know that Admiral Halsey is anchored near the Caine?
4. Queeg tells Keefer he thinks the thief is who?
5. Where is Barney Greenwald from?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ice cream plays a prominent role on the Caine in Chapters 19-21. Why do you think that is? What symbolic significance might it have? Why didn't the author choose some other kind of food?
Essay Topic 2
In Chapters 5 and 6, Willie continues to have trouble because of his loyalty to the people he loves. Discuss how the complicated nature of these relationships distracts Willie, keeps him from focusing on what he should, and makes it difficult for him to make good choices.
Essay Topic 3
Through Tom Keefer's literary allusions in Chapter 9 and Willie's visit to the Moulton in Chapter 10, we begin to see Willie struggle with appearances versus reality. Why does Willie struggle with the fact that things are not always what they seem? How do you think growing up privileged has influenced the way he makes judgments? Do his first impressions get him into trouble? By the end of the novel, has his perspective changed? What leads to the change?
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