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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. Who compliments Owen on his poem?
2. Where do Owen and Sassoon meet?
3. How does Burns seem to Dr. Rivers?
4. Who did Siegfried's father "war"?
5. Where does Henry Head offer a job to Dr. Rivers?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Prior and Sarah do at the beginning of Chapter 19?
2. Why does Rivers visit Henry Head and what does Head offer him?
3. Why does Sassoon meet Graves in Chapter 17 and what does he tell Graves?
4. What does Rivers do with Bryce when he returns to Craiglockhart?
5. What does Sarah's mother tell her about romance?
6. Why is Rivers given three weeks leave by Dr. Bryce?
7. What does Sarah find out about Madge at work?
8. What do Owen and Sassoon do the last time they meet?
9. What happens with Prior and Lumb when they see each other again after a week of not seeing each other?
10. What is Rivers doing in Chapter 20 and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
War is one of the most common occurrences in the history of humankind. Discuss one of the following:
1. Analyze how Sassoon feels about WWI. Are his feelings typical of others in the book? Are his beliefs about the war justifiable? Explain with examples.
2. Does your belief about WWI change as you read this book? What about your beliefs about war in general? Explain with examples from the text and your own experience.
3. Many resources throughout the ages have been used in the pursuit of war-related activities. Does the war in this book justify the loss of life and resources? Why or why not? Does any war justify the same?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Regeneration.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Regeneration. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Regeneration. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Essay Topic 3
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Regeneration help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Regeneration? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in Regeneration to discuss and compare Sassoon's response to how you think you would respond.
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