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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was the disguised speaker?
2. What does London smell like in August?
3. Whom is Bingo in love with in Chapter 9?
4. Who does Bertie meet while listening to the speakers?
5. How does Bertie get out of the dreaded lunch?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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