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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Nicholas react when he hears the men saying less than polite comments about Kate?
2. For what does Gride get ready?
3. How is London described?
4. In Ralph's office, Ralph speaks to himself of what?
5. Why is a young man attacking an angry man?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Foreshadowing is important in this story.
Part 1) Give two examples of foreshadowing. What do these examples foreshadow?
Part 2) What is the purpose of this foreshadowing?
Part 3) How does it set the mood of the story and enhance the story for the reader or audience member?
Essay Topic 2
The theme and story of Nicholas Nickleby is a reminder.
Part 1) Summarize the story. Of what is it a reminder.
Part 2) What is the author's purpose for writing a story? Why was it made into a play?
Part 3) How does this play enhance or detract from Dickens' story? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
There is a parallel development of the Verisopht plot and the Medeline plot.
Part 1) Describe each of the plots.
Part 2) What develops that connects these plots? What is the purpose of this parallel development?
Part 3) How does this development affect the characters? Why are they affected this way?
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