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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of old Wickhammersley's youngest daughter?
2. What is the betting proposition in Chapter 12?
3. Who is Sarah Mills?
4. Who does Bertie meet while listening to the speakers?
5. How many clergy are in the handicap?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Wodehouse parodies the upper class mercilessly. In fact, during his lifetime, this parody was not appreciated by Britian's ruling class. What in these stories would offend an upper-class person? How would they feel about Jeeves being much more intelligent and powerful than his foppish master, Bertie? Would the upper-class reader be threatened by Jeeves?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The relationship between Jeeves and Bertie (a higher intelligence watching over a less capable soul) is similar to the one between Bertie and Bingo.
Describe the similarities between Jeeves and how he takes care of Bertie, and Bertie's attempts to do this with Bingo. What is the dynamic operating between caretaker and taken-care-of in this book? What does Bertie need from Jeeves? What does Bingo need from Bertie?
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