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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 the Sophie head to Cape Salou?
2. Who takes over command of the Felipe V when it falls to the Sophie?
3. Who warns Jack about a possible attempt to provoke Jack's insubordination?
4. For what are sailors typically punished on the Sophie?
5. What does Stephen believe are basically the same thing?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Stephen warn Jack about in regards to his relationship with Molly?
2. For Stephen, what takes precedence over the spiritual emptiness of a life in the Navy?
3. What changed about the way Molly was treated throughout the novel?
4. What do Stephen and James discuss after dinner and why does Stephen find it pleasurable?
5. What does Stephen tell Jack he must do in order to recover from the disease he got from Molly?
6. Why does Admiral Keith tell Jack that he will probably never rise to pos-captain?
7. What does Mr. Ellis talk disparagingly about and of what importance is this within the novel?
8. What does Stephen believe is the cause of Tom Simmons' death?
9. What does Stephen disagree with Dillon about in relation to the decision of Jack to continue to search for prize money?
10. What does Jack realize he must give up after he talks with Admiral Saumarex?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Stephen rationalize the things he sees while aboard the Sophie? Do you think this is a valid method? Do you think he should have taken different actions? If so what actions should he have taken?
Essay Topic 2
Describe in what ways Jack undermines his own ability to be a successful captain. Do you believe he could have acted differently to ensure a pro-captain promotion? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Describe in detail the relationship between Dillon and Aubrey. How did this relationship affect Jack's ability to be captain? Do you think the Dillon was right in his views and beliefs? Do you think Jack's view's were justified? Why or why not?
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