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

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?

Essay Topic 2

An aspect of Dickens' work is that, in general, characters in his stories play out a complicated plot.

Part 1) Describe the plot in this story. How is it complicated?

Part 2) What is the purpose for a complicated plot?

Part 3) How do these plots reflect real life?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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