The Diary of Samuel Pepys 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. What account proves profitable and earns praise for Pepys in January-June 1665?

2. What happened to Pepys's own physician?

3. What does Mrs. Knipp miss in January-June,1666?

4. What play does Pepys see in July-December, 1664?

5. Where is grass seeing growing tall after the plague hits?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the dire state of the country in January-June, 1665. Who is suffering the most? Who takes advantage of that and how?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the character of Pepys. Explain what he is passionate about, his faults, etc.

Essay Topic 3

From the book, is it clear if Pepys's uncle's offer involving his wife was unusual or common practice for the time? Explain. How did you arrive at that conclusion?

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