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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. Wettenhall lost all his money in what event?
2. What holiday does Boy Staunton's son hate?
3. When Paul thanks Dunstan for the temporary loan, what is he referring to?
4. What does Eisengrim tell Boy that he called him during Eisengrim's days in Deptford?
5. When Leola is found in the bathtub, who is her note addressed to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What causes Boy to take a walk by himself during the Christmas season of 1936?
2. When it becomes evident to Dunstan that Paul does not want him back stage, what does he do?
3. After Dunstan moves Mrs. Dempster to a private hospital, what is the major error he commits?
4. Why is Denyse's plan of getting Boy appointed Lieutenant-Governor described as a complicated plan?
5. Why does Padre Blazon, after hearing about Mary Dempster's life and death from Dunstan, believe she is a hero in God's cause?
6. Why is Dunstan deemed unacceptable to be Headmaster at the school by the Board?
7. When Dunstan tries to remind Boy about the things he has done in his life, including the stone-in-the-snowball incident, Boy responds unpleasantly and accuses Dunstan of what?
8. What is Padre Blazon's personal theory about what will happen when Jesus returns?
9. What are Paul's hopes for the show after Mexico?
10. How does Boy Staunton make a fortune during the Depression?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Deptford is a small village. It has been shown to have both a good and a bad side. Using examples from the book, please explain whether you believe Deptford is a village of good or bad morals based on how the villagers treated people from their village, and from other places.
Essay Topic 2
Who is the hero of this story, or is there no hero to the story? What characteristics does that character possess that makes them a hero, or what characteristics are lacking in the characters that make none of them a hero? Please support your answer with evidence from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Percy and Dunstan are two characters with a relationship throughout the book. How does their relationship benefit each of them when they are children? When they are in university? When they are adults? What kind of relationship does theirs resemble and why? Are they like competitors, or are they more like siblings? Please support your answer with examples from the book.
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