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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. How long did Graves go untreated?
2. How many of Graves' children joined the Armed Forces during World War II?
3. Socially, England became anti which nationality?
4. In what year did the Spanish Civil War begin?
5. How did Graves and Sassoon describe the English media's portrayal of the war?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe one specific area in which Graves demonstrated a serious nervous disorder that seemed unusual.
2. In what way did Graves act to prevent his friend Sassoon from being court-martialed or serving a prison sentence?
3. What was different between the original text and the 1957 revision?
4. What happened to Graves and his family toward the end of his schooling and what steps did he take because of this?
5. What happened in late July to Graves' company and to him during an artillery formation?
6. What did Graves start doing during the time he lived with Nicholson in the town of Islip?
7. Describe what Graves did during his latter years while at Oxford?
8. Describe the three essays Graves uses as an apology for his rapid abandonment of his teaching post in Cairo.
9. What did Graves become familiar with as he was stationed at headquarters company?
10. After Graves was injured, what steps were taken by the military and himself?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Some describe this novel as a satire on wartime experiences. Do you agree with this description? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Do you believe this novel could be used to represent the most common view of WWI? Why or why not?
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