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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does young Master Blumenfeld compare Bertie to?
2. Who does he hear on Sunday morning in Chapter 9?
3. What can Prudence do?
4. What is old Bittlesham upset about receiving?
5. How many Oxford students are marooned with Eustace & Claude?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the place of women in Bertie's world? What type of women (stock characters) appear in these stories? What is Bertie's relationship to them? Why does Jeeves keep rescuing Bertie from marrying?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
What are the types of men who are in these stories? What stock characters surround Bertie and Jeeves? Do you see categories? Or are the men more individualistic than the female characters are? Discuss several of the male characters, and analyze them in terms of their effect upon Bertie.
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