Carry on, Jeeves! Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has Willoughby written a book about?

2. Why does Wilmot hit the constable?

3. At the beginning of "Jeeves Takes Charge", what does Bertie discover his valet is stealing from him?

4. Who pretends to be Bicky's servant while his uncle visits?

5. Who is Gussie?

Short Essay Questions

1. In front of the Duke, what does Jeeves tell Bicky he will have to do in order to raise money to start his chicken farm?

2. What does Wilmot tell Bertie he intends to do while his mother is away?

3. What does Jeeves reveal is the reason Wilmot hit the constable?

4. In "The Artistic Career of Corky", how does Corky make a living?

5. On their first meeting, what inspires Bertie to hire Jeeves as his valet right away?

6. What does Bertie find Wilmot has been up to when he returns home after a couple of nights away?

7. Who is Lady Malvern?

8. What does Corky do to lose his inheritance in "The Artistic Career of Corky"?

9. What does Jeeves suggest Bicky do to impress his uncle while he visits?

10. Why does Lady Malvern bring her son, Wilmot, to Bertie's flat?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the title of the collection. What does it refer to? What does it say about the character, Jeeves? Who is telling Jeeves to 'carry on'?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the secondary characters in the stories. What are some similarities and differences amongst the characters? Does Wodehouse pay particular attention to the secondary characters? Is the focus mainly put on the protagonist instead?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss irony in "Carry on, Jeeves". What are the three types of irony, and what are some examples of each type from the stories?

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