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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Maryk know that Admiral Halsey is anchored near the Caine?
2. What is the sailor in the Flag Lieutenant's office doing when they arrive?
3. How long does Willie sit and listen to May sing at the Grotto Club?
4. What is awaiting the guests at the celebration party?
5. Who is the grand historical figure in Willie's life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapters 13 and 14, life on the Caine gets much worse under the command of Captain Queeg. Using examples from the novel, describe how and why the men of the Caine are suffering at the hands of Queeg. What recourse do they have? What are the different ways in which they deal with his personality and choices?
Essay Topic 2
The main character of "The Caine Mutiny", Willie Keith, undergoes great personal transformation in the novel. Trace his growth through the novel and how he changed as a person.
Essay Topic 3
Willie has felt an outside societal pressure about who he is supposed to be and what he is supposed to do since the beginning of the book. Discuss the ways that society forms and shapes who we are, our expectations for ourselves, and who we ultimately become as individuals. Use examples from the book to further explore Willie's character and why he makes the choices he makes.
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