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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Sarah's mother say a woman loves a man?
2. What is mimicked?
3. Who does Rivers see before leaving?
4. To whom is Sarah talking to at the opening to Chapter 17?
5. How does Sarah's mother say men love?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Rivers visit Henry Head and what does Head offer him?
2. What does Sassoon do about the medical boards in August?
3. What does Rivers try to do for his brother while on leave but what does he end up doing?
4. What happens with Prior and Lumb when they see each other again after a week of not seeing each other?
5. What does Rivers do that makes the other board members stare at him?
6. How is Willard doing by Chapter 20 and to what does he credit his state?
7. Where does Rivers go on leave and why is that place there for him to visit?
8. Why is Rivers given three weeks leave by Dr. Bryce?
9. What do Owen and Sassoon do the last time they meet?
10. What happens to Burns in Chapter 13?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sassoon, the protagonist was a British soldier in the First World War.
1. Research and write an expository essay about how the First World War begins and ends.
2. Research and write an expository essay about the causes of the tremendous numbers of deaths in the First World War.
3. Compare/Contrast the issues in the First World War compared with the issues in the Second World War.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss one of the following:
1. Compare Sassoon's feelings about war and his assertion that it is not justified in the case of the First World War, with the ideas many Vietnam draftees expressed.
2. Do you think Sassoon's reaction to war is a common reaction for soldiers? Why or why not?
3. There is an idea that rich, political persons declare war but the common, poor person fights them. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In Regeneration, it is hard to know who is the "good" guy versus the "bad" guy. Discuss one of the following:
1. Name two groups/factions/individuals who are untrustworthy and analyze their actions and impact upon the plot throughout Regeneration. How far into the book does it take to separate the untrustworthy from those who can be trusted?
2. Name two groups/factions/individuals who are trustworthy and analyze their actions and impact upon the plot throughout Regeneration.
3. Are there some characters who can be trustworthy at times and not trustworthy at other times? Who? Why do they vacillate?
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