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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. How does Macphail view Davidson?

2. What is Davidson's new relationship to Thompson?

3. Who is unsurprised by Davidson's actions?

4. Who do the women meet on the way?

5. Where is Thompson to be deported?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Thompson is clearly a manipulative and powerful woman. Examine the woman's motives. Why do you think she was on the island? What is her back story? What was the crime she committed in San Francisco? What was the right decision made by the governor in regards to the deportation? What might happen to Thompson in the near future?

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast the personalities and characteristics of Mrs. Macphail and Mrs. Davidson.

Essay Topic 3

Rain obviously plays a large part in the story. Explain Maugham's use of rain and related metaphors. How did the rain affect the various characters in the story? What might have changed if the weather had been more agreeable? How did the weather affect the future of the travelers? How did it affect the personalities and moods of the characters? How are you affected by prolonged bouts of rain?

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