Great Expectations Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 is the name of Joe's journeyman?

2. What nickname is given to Drummle when Pip and his schoolmates dine with Jaggers?

3. What does Pip say interrupts the learning at Mr. Wopsle's house?

4. What is the name of the lawyer in the tavern when the people are all talking about the murder?

5. Who does Pip think will be waiting for him at his house after helping the convict?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Molly look like?

2. What does Pip bring to the escaped convict after going to his sister's house to find supplies?

3. Why does Pip not tell Joe about his experience with the convict?

4. What is Mr. Wemmick like when he leaves work?

5. About what does Pip read in the newspaper when he is visiting Estella?

6. Towards what profession is Pip's education leading when he first visits with Mattew Pocket?

7. What does the convict do with the file Pip brought to him?

8. What does Pip do on his first visit to Miss Havisham's house that leads Estella to scorn him?

9. How does Mr. Jaggers embarrass Mr. Wopsle in the tavern?

10. How does Pip feel when he is indentured to Joe?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Despair is a theme that is found in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role does despair play in this book?

Essay Topic 2

What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book? How do these instances affect that characters involved in the scenes?

Essay Topic 3

Sacrifice is a theme that is very prevalent in this book. Who are the characters most affected by this theme, and how do they allow sacrifice to change their lives?

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