Lord of Misrule Test | Final Test - Hard

Jaimy Gordon
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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. How is the weather described on the day of the race in Chapter 33?

2. What is Tommy holding as he approaches Joe Dale in Chapter 40?

3. What is the highest level of education Tommy has achieved?

4. Who promises Joe Dale that he will be compensated for the horse in Chapter 28?

5. Why does Maggie tell Tommy she cannot move in Chapter 28?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Maggie feel about her luck in "Results"?

2. What connection is made between Medicine Ed and Maggyie's characters in Chapter 24?

3. How is Two-Tie's perspective revealed in Chapter 28?

4. What actions does Tommy take when he appears in Chapter 40?

5. How are Two-Tie and Joe Dale different in their dealings at the racetrack?

6. How does the author demonstrate dramatic irony in Chapter 24?

7. What are Medicine Ed's primary concerns and conflicts after the race in Chapter 39?

8. What does Tommy say about Maggie's newspaper columns in "Results"?

9. What is the outcome for Medicine Ed in "Results"?

10. How is the abandoned racetrack described in the novel? What does it symbolize?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the character of Deucey in the novel. What is Deucey's history with horses and racing? How would you describe Deucey's relationship with Joe Dale? What makes Deucey decide to buy Little Spinoza?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the themes of aging and death in the novel. How does the author develop these themes through the horses at the track? How is the theme developed through character and imagery? What characters face death in the story?

Essay Topic 3

Describe and discuss the central conflicts in Lord of Misrule. What are examples of internal character conflicts and external conflicts in the story? How do these conflicts emerge and are they resolved? If so, how?

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