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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom does Jim order Tamb' Itam to take a message instructing that Brown should be allowed to pass unharmed?
2. When Jim and his attackers reach their destination, what does Jim order his attackers to do?
3. Through the conversation, questions, and pleas that Brown throws at Jim, what emotion is Brown hoping to evoke from Jim?
4. Who gives the order to fire on Dain Waris' camp?
5. During their conversation, Jim asks Brown if he will leave Patusan. Brown agrees. What does Brown, however, refuse to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Marlow with Stein.
a. How are the two characters similar in terms of their professional lives? How are they different?
b. How are the two characters similar in their personality characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses? How are they different?
c. Looking forward, how might their experiences with Jim have affected each of these men as they moved forward with their lives? Would they be similarly affected or not? Explain your answers and your reasoning.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast how the character of Jim changes as the story progresses. Be sure to include your assessment of Jim's character when he is working as a water clerk, when he first meets Marlow, when he flees from the Patna, when he decides to relocate to Patusan, and when he confronts Doramin after Dain Waris' death. Use examples from the story to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
The author uses several different literary techniques as the story is told in regard to the story's flow. Describe the techniques of both flashbacks and foreshadowing. How are each of these techniques used in the story? Give specific examples of each technique. Why might the author have chosen to use both of these techniques in the story? Is the story enhanced by the use of these two techniques? Why or why not?
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