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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Roberts respond when the Doc accuses him of thinking that the crew owes him something?
2. Who has submitted the transfer request that gets Roberts transferred off the cargo ship?
3. According to Dolan, the communication he receives asking men to apply for a transfer also asks them to have how many years experience?
4. What does Roberts say in response to receiving this medal from the men?
5. What does the Captain say the soldiers will do until he discovers who got rid of his palm tree?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define the two classical types of plays that have been studied and one newer type of fiction that has been discussed. Into which category do you believe "Mister Roberts" falls, and why? Provide examples from the story to support your point.
Essay Topic 2
Describe Pulver's relationship with Roberts, and Doc's relationship with Roberts. How do they differ from Roberts' relationship with the crew?
Essay Topic 3
Define a major character and a minor character. Provide at least one example of each from the play, "Mister Roberts." State the importance of minor characters in a piece of literature.
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