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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom does Joseph remain loyal despite temptations by other women?
2. To what does Wilson lose his fortune?
3. From what does Parson Adam's good heart stem?
4. Whose Methodist doctrines do Adam and Barnabas discuss that invoke the ire of the clergy?
5. When Miss Grave-airs objects to admitting Joseph to their coach, who does she argue with in the coach?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Fielding contrast Barnabas and the surgeon with Adams, Joseph, and Betty?
2. How do Mrs. Tow-wouse and Adams differ on money?
3. Why does the squire pursue Adams, Joseph, and Fanny?
4. Why is Pounce considered selfish by Adams despite rescuing Fanny?
5. What is the importance of the Preface to "Joseph Andrews" for the remainder of the book?
6. How do Adams and the sportsman differ in their reaction to the screams of the young woman?
7. What is the significance of Leonora's tale?
8. How will Wilson be able to identify his lost son?
9. What is the major theme of Fielding's book?
10. Why is Lady Booby jealous of Fanny?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the concept of loneliness as exhibited in Joseph Andrews; with Shamela; and Related Writings. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 2
Fielding employs simple, minimalist, yet effective language that employs powerful symbolism. Choose an example of symbolism, briefly describe it, and identify the technique which it embodies.
Essay Topic 3
There are many autobiographical features in Joseph Andrews; with Shamela; and Related Writings, and they are believed to belong to Fielding. Which aspects appear invented and which characters seem modeled or inspired by real people in Fielding's life?
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