The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Hawk's apartments, Pluck and Pyke inform him of what?

2. What does Nicholas do as Mrs. Grudden sings a sentimental song?

3. Mrs. Nickleby and Miss LaCreevy appear with luggage. To where are Kate and Mrs. Nickleby in the process of moving?

4. What does Mrs. Grudden give Nicholas?

5. Why is Mr. Lenville, another senior actor, concerned?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

An aspect of Dickens' work is that his stories tend to be about the tensions between rich and poor.

Part 1) Describe that tension in this story.

Part 2) Why might this be important to Dickens?

Part 3) How is this relevant today?

Essay Topic 2

Nicholas has a temper.

Part 1) How does this temper change throughout the story?

Part 2) How does his journey of transformation affect his temper? Why?

Part 3) Based on what takes place when Nicholas' temper flares, what might Dickens think about this reaction to anger?

Essay Topic 3

This story is relevant today.

Part 1) Describe what is relevant to today's society and life.

Part 2) Could this be relevant throughout time? Why or why not?

Part 3) Will this story continue to be relevant? Why or why not?

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