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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 classes did Rivers' father used to teach?
2. Why does Prior want to return to the war?
3. Where does Burns go one night during a storm?
4. Who does Prior see and realize he really likes?
5. Who does Rivers see before leaving?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Owen and Sassoon do the last time they meet?
2. How is Willard doing by Chapter 20 and to what does he credit his state?
3. What happens with Prior and Lumb when they see each other again after a week of not seeing each other?
4. What does Sarah find out about Madge at work?
5. What does Sarah's mother tell her about romance?
6. Why does Sassoon meet Graves in Chapter 17 and what does he tell Graves?
7. Why is Peter sent to Rivers?
8. What happens to Burns in Chapter 13?
9. What does Rivers try to do for his brother while on leave but what does he end up doing?
10. What does Sassoon do about the medical boards in August?
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 is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Regeneration, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements (Subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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