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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. What is happening in August at the opening of Chapter 18?
2. What does Sarah's mother think about the relationship between men and women?
3. What classes did Rivers' father used to teach?
4. Where does Dr. Rivers go on leave?
5. What does Dr. Rivers think about Bryce?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sassoon do about one of Owen's poems?
2. What do Prior and Sarah do at the beginning of Chapter 19?
3. What does Rivers do with Bryce when he returns to Craiglockhart?
4. What does Sassoon do about the medical boards in August?
5. What is Rivers doing in Chapter 20 and why?
6. Why is Rivers given three weeks leave by Dr. Bryce?
7. Where does Rivers stay the first night in London and how does he find his new job?
8. What does the board decide to do about Prior in Chapter 18?
9. What does Sarah find out about Madge at work?
10. Why does Sassoon meet Graves in Chapter 17 and what does he tell Graves?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
After fighting in the war and winning a number of medals for valor, Sassoon has decided the war is pointless and the soldiers have no understanding of why they are fighting. He has decided to quit fighting.
1. Do you believe a government should be able to force a person to fight in a war? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. If a person volunteers for the military and then decides he/she does not want to be in the military do you think they should be able to quit just like any other job? Why or why not?
3. Do you think all citizens of a country should have to serve a mandatory two years in the military between the ages of 18 and 21? Explain in depth, your position. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Regeneration based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if it is a successful novel. Explain your rationale with specific examples.
3. Do you think the fact that Regeneration falls within the genre of historical fiction and/or political protest changes the criteria upon which its success should be judged? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Oftentimes, a book is more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. What type of plot do you think Regeneration is? Explain your response.
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