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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. On the way to Admiral Halsey's ship, the men see a lot of what?
2. Why does Queeg think that Willie hates him?
3. According to Queeg, what happened in Barzun in 1937?
4. To what does Bird compare Queeg's ball rolling?
5. What is the name of the ship that Admiral Halsey is on?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Trouble seems to follow Willie Keith wherever he goes. What does he do to get himself in trouble, or is it just bad luck and timing? How is this character established by the author in the first chapters?
Essay Topic 2
In the beginning, Willie seems to think that Queeg is going to be a great change from Captain de Vriess. Why does he think that? At what point do you think Willie begins to realize his first impression may not have been accurate? Why does he grow to hate Queeg? At what point does he realize he has more respect for de Vriess than Queeg? Use examples from the book to support your position.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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