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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Bingo's problem with the name of his beloved in Chapter 11?
2. What does old Rowbotham want to do?
3. Why does Bertie put up with Bingo's constant shenanigans?
4. What is Bingo reading after supper at Twing Hall in Chapter 11?
5. Where is Bertie planning to take the Rowbotham clan for lunch?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This collection of short stories is presented as a book.
What are the themes that tie the short stories together and make it a cohesive collection of tales? What characters carry through many of the episodes? What is the overarching story told by the smaller episodes?
Essay Topic 2
Stock characters are a strong part of this book. Describe at least five characters and assign a type to them. Discuss why these types are so effective in a story with Bertie as the protagonist.
Essay Topic 3
The style of writing that Wodehouse employs for this novel is very casual. Much of it is written in a conversational style.
Find some examples that are "Wodehousean" in style: casual sentence structure; use of capital letters to replace words; silly words and nicknames; other unique characteristics of Wodehouse.
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