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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is London described?
2. After the men have gone, of what does Mrs. Wititterly accuse Kate?
3. Why does Mr. Charles chide Nicholas and Kate?
4. Just as everybody returns to go in to dinner, Noggs arrives in a new suit, confessing what?
5. About what does Charles Cheeryble confront Nicholas and Kate?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
A section of the play shows the poorest, nastiest, and most desperate sections of London.
Part 1) Describe these sections of London. What is the purpose of this?
Part 2) Compare these poor sections to the other settings mentioned.
Part 3) How does this reinforce a characteristic of Dickens' stories?
Essay Topic 2
Minor characters, plot lines, and events are significant.
Part 1) Describe these minor characters, plot lines, and events.
Part 2) How are they significant? How do they reinforce Dickens' writing style?
Part 3) What is the connection between these minor details and the main characters and plot lines?
Essay Topic 3
Parallel scenes from other stories are used in this story.
Part 1) What other stories are found in this story? What is the purpose of this?
Part 2) How do these stories enhance Dickens' story?
Part 3) How does the way these stories are used reflect the time in which Dickens' story takes place?
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