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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. Why does Roberta ask Bertie to climb a tree to create a diversion in Chapter 7 of "Very Good, Jeeves!"?
2. What is Cora's surname?
3. What does Bertie put on his trousers in order to extract the dog from the hotel?
4. How much does Blumenfield pay Jeeves for the dog?
5. For what is Cora famous?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Bertie returns from lunching at his club in Chapter 5, what does he discover Roberta has done?
2. How does Bertie propose to solve Sipperley's problem with his former headmaster?
3. After Bertie steals McIntosh back from the Blumenfields, how does Jeeves placate them?
4. What does Steggles do to sabotage Bingo's Christmas show?
5. How does Bertie intend to make Tuppy look bad at the concert in Chapter 4 of "Very Good, Jeeves!"?
6. Describe Bingo when he shows up at Bertie's flat in Chapter 17 of "The Inimitable Jeeves." What does Bingo tell Bertie?
7. How did Heppenstall inadvertently distorted the odds of the gambling scheme?
8. Who has Tuppy fallen in love with after having an argument with Angela? What does Tuppy want to give his new love for Christmas?
9. What problem does Bingo face in Chapter 11 of "The Inimitable Jeeves"?
10. How does Tuppy get a black eye in Chapter 4 of "Very Good, Jeeves!"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the author of "Life with Jeeves," P.G. Wodehouse. How does this collection reflect his life's work? What other notable work did he create? What is he known for in the literary world?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss humor in "Life with Jeeves." How is humor used? What types of comedy are present? Is the entire collection humorous or does the book grow darker as it progresses? Overall, is this a humorous collection?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Wodehouse's use of the plot device deus ex machina. Define deus ex machine and give specific examples of its use from the book. Which stories contain this technique? Why did Wodehouse use this technique? How does this plot device affect the tone and pace of the story?
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