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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much money does Bertie give Jeeves at the end of Chapter 10?
2. Why does Aunt Agatha leave her dog with Bertie?
3. Why does the owner of Ocean Breeze not bet on his own horse?
4. Who does Bertie meet while listening to the speakers?
5. How does Bertie describe the performance of Ocean Breeze at Goodwood?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Farce must have a fast and intricate plot. Chose one of the stories in the book, and plot the twists and turns of the story. Show how Wodehouse constructed the plot to move faster and faster. Show how the obstacles are thrown in and what surprising turns the plot takes.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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