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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What club do Bingo and Bittlesham come out of in Chapter 10?
2. Where is the big race in Chapter 9 held?
3. Who is Comrade Butt?
4. What does London smell like in August?
5. Where is Bertie planning to take the Rowbotham clan for lunch?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The life of the idle rich is often of interest to us. Bertie floats from place to place with no real purpose but to eat, drink, and be merry. What is it about this life of Bertie's that draws the reader in?
What is Bertie's daily life like as described in this book? What is his purpose in life? Why are readers drawn in by this kind of life and character?
Essay Topic 2
The central relationship in this book is between Bertie and Jeeves. In Chapter 1, Jeeves is introduced for the first time. Wodehouse writes many short stories and novels about these two, and they have become a classic pair in literature (and later in the television version).
How does P.G. Wodehouse introduce Jeeves? What is the relationship that is immediately set up? What does Bertie think of Jeeves? What sort of first impression does he have? How does this set up the rest of the stories?
Essay Topic 3
Jeeves has become, over time, a very popular and enduring character. In some way, he has become an archetype. Describe the character of Jeeves, and discuss what it is about the character that is so interesting and has made such a mark upon popular culture. Use examples from the book.
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