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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is May doing when Willie gets back to New York?
2. How much did Greenwald make four years out of law school?
3. Admiral Halsey commits to an air strike in support of what?
4. What is the sailor in the Flag Lieutenant's office doing when they arrive?
5. What is the name of May's new boyfriend?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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
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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