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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. At what university did Graves secure a position?
2. How did Graves consider the war?
3. Into what language were all of Graves' lectures, handouts and examinations translated?
4. What present day term is equivalent to what Graves refers to as neurasthenia and illusion?
5. What type of disorder did Graves develop?
Short Essay Questions
1. When were Graves' last children to his first wife born and what did he do during this time?
2. Upon return to the 3rd Battalion in England, what did Graves and Sassoon do for the military and to pass the time?
3. Describe what Graves did during his latter years while at Oxford?
4. What events led to Sassoon's denouncing the war and announcing his intention to refuse further service?
5. What did Graves become familiar with as he was stationed at headquarters company?
6. What was different between the original text and the 1957 revision?
7. In what way did Graves act to prevent his friend Sassoon from being court-martialed or serving a prison sentence?
8. In what ways were Graves and T.E. Lawrence alike while they were together at Oxford?
9. What did Graves do during his recovery period from his nose surgery before he returned to the war?
10. How did England change socially during 1919 while Graves was in Oxford?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Could this novel be used as a text in a history class? Would it be beneficial? Is it biased? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Graves discussed the treatment of captured Germans. How were his views different from the majority? Were his views justified? Do you agree or disagree with his views? Why do you hold this opinion?
Essay Topic 3
This novel is considered a chronicle. What does this term mean to you? Do you believe it is an accurate description of this novel? Why or why not?
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