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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many clergy are in the handicap?
2. Where is the big race in Chapter 9 held?
3. What does young Master Blumenfeld compare Bertie to?
4. Who breaks up the fight between Bingo and Butt?
5. How does Tuppy plan to woo his opera singer?
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
What is the use of names in this collection of stories? Go through the names that Wodehouse chooses for his characters. What do they reveal about the characters? Why are they funny? How does the author use nicknames? How is class identity shown through the names characters are given?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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