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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 regulation occurs now that the Titanic is midway in its voyage?
2. What does Andrews want to convert part of the library into?
3. Wallis notes that Morgan does not _____________ as his friends do.
4. With whom is Wallis making love on the sofa in her stateroom?
5. What is Morgan's mood this morning?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the scene for Morgan when the ship hits the iceberg.
2. Describe the situation between Morgan and Scurra in which the book's title becomes apparent.
3. How does Morgan learn that Wallis is attracted to him?
4. What little addition to his letter to Wallis does Morgan think she will find appealing?
5. Explain the significance of Morgan's memory of a trip to Mt. Vesuvius as he hides and listens to Wallis and Scurra make love.
6. What happens for Morgan who feels that he has at last found his life's work?
7. Describe Morgan's bad dream.
8. What is Morgan learning about himself as he talks to some of the older men on board the ship?
9. What is the incident regarding a snail on deck that Morgan must attend to?
10. What progress does Morgan make in changing his life in Chapter 5?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characters of Morgan and Scurra. What are their roles within the story? Why is there such animosity between the two?
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Morgan. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Scurra. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
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