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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 does Seinfeld say he thinks about a lot?
2. What does Seinfeld think it is fun to do when you are a policeman?
3. What superhero is Seinfeld a big fan of?
4. What does Seinfeld say is all his father does in Florida?
5. Who does Seinfeld think are the only people who know all the rules to the country?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Seinfeld wonder about pharmacists and psychiartrists?
2. What does Seinfeld say about entertainers?
3. Why does Seinfeld think Las Vegas is so entertaining?
4. What did Seinfeld think about food as a kid?
5. What does Seinfeld think about taxes?
6. What does Seinfeld say about lawyers?
7. What does Seinfeld think about going to the movie theater?
8. What does Seinfeld love about sports?
9. What does Seinfeld remember about riding in the car with his parents?
10. What does Seinfeld think about professional wrestling?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How has Jerry's live act developed over the years? What influence has he had on his contemporaries? Discuss a touring comedian that owes Jerry for part of his act.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the serious side of Seinfeld's comedy.
1) What serious statements do you think Seinfeld makes in his book?
2) Why does good comedy often have a serious side to it?
Essay Topic 3
How has Seinfeld developed his comedic persona over the years? How important is a strong persona in comedy? What role did his television show play in developing this persona?
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