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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. What shows Wilson has made foolish choices in vices represented as typical of London?
2. What is the first value a clergyman must possess according to Fielding?
3. As Fielding professes that the clergyman is a successor of ___________'s disciples, the essay on clergy concludes.
4. How is Fanny related to Joseph?
5. What does Pierre Francois Guyot Desfontaines think Fielding is one of the best at in England in terms of writing?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "Essay on Reputation," how does Fielding distinguish virtue and vice?
2. Why does Mr. Booby go to ecclesiastical court?
3. In Dick Taylor Jr.'s "Joseph as Hero in 'Joseph Andrews,'" how is Joseph characterized?
4. How is Le Roman Comique similar to Joseph Andrews?
5. In Sheldon Sacks's "Fielding's Guidance of the Reader's Attitudes in Book 1, Chapters 1-11," how is the narrator described?
6. How is Pamela different from Shamela in her reaction to Mr. Booby?
7. How is Adams similar to Don Quixote?
8. Why is Shamela willing to hide her relationship from her mother at Williams's request?
9. How does Fielding show his political beliefs in his work?
10. How does the peddler assist Joseph in finding his true identity?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one instance of irony in Joseph Andrews; with Shamela; and Related Writings. Cite at least two examples you can identify in the book and note why they are examples of irony.
Essay Topic 2
Adventure is a recurring theme in Joseph Andrews; with Shamela; and Related Writings. Why is adventure important? How does this help Joseph grow? How does this whet his appetite for life? Describe some of the changes and experiences Joseph has through his adventures. Do these changes result in positive or negative consequences?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Parson Williams. What is his role in Joseph Andrews; with Shamela; and Related Writings? What was Fielding trying to accomplish by creating his character in the story?
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