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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. To what sport did Mallory introduce Graves?
2. How did Graves' unit travel?
3. How many days did it take Graves to travel 17 miles when he was transferred?
4. How long after Graves finished school at Charterhouse did it take before England declared war on Germany?
5. In August of 1915, where was a major offensive planned?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened in August of 1915 which would be helpful to a later major offensive in the area around La Bassye?
2. How did Graves describe the men of the Welsh Regiment personally and as soldiers and how did this make Graves feel?
3. What happened with Graves' relationship with Dick?
4. Why does Graves prefer the Fricourt trenches to the trenches he has been in in the past?
5. What did Amalie von Ranke believe she could do once she met Alfred Graves?
6. How does Graves recall the time he spent in Germany with his relatives during the summers of his childhood?
7. How did Amalie von Ranke inherit a considerable amount of money and what did she do with that fortune?
8. Describe who Graves' paternal grandfather was and what his importance was within society.
9. How did Graves spend his time at the Harfleur 'Bull Ring'?
10. In what way did Graves change the opinion of his direct supervisor and how did he accomplish this task?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare the events and experiences which happened to Graves throughout this novel with some you believe someone today would experience. Would they all be similar? Why might there be differences?
Essay Topic 2
What do you believe the purpose was of writing this autobiography? Do you believe Graves achieved this purpose? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Describe how Graves' views and experiences during WWI changed his personality. Do you believe the changes happened to the majority of those that served? Why or why not?
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