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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Sarah Mills?
2. In Chapter 10, where does Bingo take his new love for a date?
3. What is the name of old Wickhammersley's youngest daughter?
4. What does Bertie like to do in August?
5. Who was the disguised speaker?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Contrast the written dialogue of Bertie and Jeeves. What are the characteristics of Bertie's speech? Find three of the best examples of things only Bertie could/would say. What are the characteristics of Jeeves' dialogue? Find three examples of specifically Jeeves-like dialogue. Contrast and compare the two men verbally.
Essay Topic 2
These stories are very much planted in a particular time and place, yet they seem to continue to be popular decades after they were written. What is it about Bertie and Jeeves that has timeless appeal? Why has the humor of these stories lasted? What are the key elements that seem to be evidently timeless?
Essay Topic 3
Farce must have a fast and intricate plot. Chose one of the stories in the book, and plot the twists and turns of the story. Show how Wodehouse constructed the plot to move faster and faster. Show how the obstacles are thrown in and what surprising turns the plot takes.
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