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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the ambassador's demeanor?
2. What does Miss Kenton reveal to Stevens?
3. Who does Stevens talk to on the pier?
4. What town does Stevens explore in the morning?
5. What event does Stevens recall as he waits for Miss Kenton?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the action or item that has precipitated Stevens' latest endeavor? How is he affected by this action or item? How is Stevens' response so out of character for his usual rigid demeanor?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the technique of flashback used extensively in this book. Describe some situations that can be considered flashbacks. Why are they flashbacks? What are the benefits of using flashbacks?
Essay Topic 3
Stevens must have some idea of Lord Darlington's political tendencies given the nature of his guests during this period in history. How does he justify Lord Darlington's actions? Is Stevens smarter than Lord Darlington gives him credit for? Explain.
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