The Canterville Ghost Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who killed the ghost?

2. For what does the ghost use what he stole from Mr. Otis's bedroom?

3. How did the ghost die?

4. How long does the ghost prepare himself to scare someone after the tricks are played on him?

5. Why is nobody concerned when they notice Virginia's absence?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Symbolism is a very prevalent literary device used by Oscar Wilde. What are some of these symbols? How does their presence affect the course of the plot?

Essay Topic 2

Many characters in this book are forced to sacrifice much in order to obtain their goals. Who are some of these characters? How do their sacrifices affect the other characters around them? Are these sacrifices worth the reward? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

The pursuit of happiness is a common theme found in this book. What parts of the plot embodied this theme? How does that pursuit affect the characters involved?

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