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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. Which of the following is NOT something Morgan witnesses on passengers in the ship's foyer?
2. Thoughts of what continually distract Morgan?
3. With whom is Wallis making love on the sofa in her stateroom?
4. Which of the following did Wallis NOT engage in a game yesterday?
5. How does Morgan pass the afternoon?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Morgan learn when he accompanies Andrews and Captain Smith on an inspection of the ship?
2. What is the incident regarding a snail on deck that Morgan must attend to?
3. What is the premise of Chapter 5?
4. Describe the situation between Morgan and Scurra in which the book's title becomes apparent.
5. What progress does Morgan make in changing his life in Chapter 5?
6. Describe Morgan's bad dream.
7. Describe the scene for Morgan when the ship hits the iceberg.
8. What little addition to his letter to Wallis does Morgan think she will find appealing?
9. How does Morgan learn that Wallis is attracted to him?
10. What little game does Wallis admit to playing with Morgan's friends the day before?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Wallis. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her--if anything--at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF is a work of historical fiction. Compare and contrast the lives of Morgan and his friends with those of people who actually lived during this time period. What similarities do you find? What differences do you see? How closely does the author mirror the real people of the Titanic? What liberties does she take with the fictional Morgan?
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