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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 does Flashman say he controls whilst talking to the Queen?
2. Where does Flashman decide is the safest place to go?
3. Who does Flashman tell the Pathan he is?
4. Who does Flashman say that he greets as an old comrade in arms?
5. Who does Ignatieff claim tells him about Flashman's trip to India?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Flashman state that he is not keen on his mission to India?
2. How does Flashman deal with the Pathan, Sher Khan in chapter three?
3. What does the first chapter say about Flashman's relationship with his first wife Elspeth?
4. How does Flashman describe Lakshmibai?
5. How does Flashman escape the Russians in chapter two?
6. How does Flashman live his life at the beginning of chapter one?
7. What does Flashman note about religious people in chapter three?
8. How has India changed since the last time Flashman was there?
9. How does Flashman settle into life in the Indian army?
10. Describe the party at Balmoral.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is Flash's current lifestyle? In what way does Flash's lifestyle not fit in with Victorian society? What kind of lifestyle would someone like Flash would be expected to have in today's society?
Essay Topic 2
Flashman in the Great Game is part of the spy fiction genre.
1. What are the conventions of the genre in terms of character, language and plot?
2. In what way did the Flashman series help to set the template for similar books? Do modern books still use the ideas the author uses in The Great Game?
Essay Topic 3
What does Fraser say about inhumanity? Do you agree the Indians acted just as inhumanely as the British? In what way does the first-person narrator perspective cloud the British atrocities?
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