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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. Where does Dr. Rivers go to visit Burns?
2. Why is Charles Rivers' cat morose?
3. Where were the "fathers" in the dedication?
4. Who does Rivers see before leaving?
5. What do Owens and Sassoon do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Rivers visit Henry Head and what does Head offer him?
2. What does the board decide to do about Prior in Chapter 18?
3. What does Rivers try to do for his brother while on leave but what does he end up doing?
4. Why is Rivers given three weeks leave by Dr. Bryce?
5. What does Sassoon do about one of Owen's poems?
6. Where does Rivers go on leave and why is that place there for him to visit?
7. How does Sarah feel about Prior when he has not seen her for a week and what does he tell her?
8. What does Sarah's mother tell her about romance?
9. What is Rivers doing in Chapter 20 and why?
10. How is Willard doing by Chapter 20 and to what does he credit his state?
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
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.
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