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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who puts a pair of steel balls on Keefer's bed?
2. What does Keefer take with him when he jumps off the ship?
3. What goes missing in Chapter 26?
4. Barney Greenwald does what in the Navy?
5. Which yeoman reports that the mess boys ate the strawberries?
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
Compare and contrast the differences and similarities between Maryk and Queeg. How will these similarities and differences continue to affect the novel? Use examples from the book to support your theory.
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?
This section contains 1,062 words
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