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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. To whom does Nicholas pay his final call of the evening?
3. What does Smike ask Nicholas, when he has gone with them to their home in the country?
4. How does Nicholas react when he hears the men saying less than polite comments about Kate?
5. What does the company recount?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 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?
This section contains 275 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)