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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 has never had?
2. What does Seinfeld say that talk show hosts never seem to know?
3. What does Seinfeld think that people who try, but fail, to commit suicide should do?
4. What kind of knives does Seinfeld say TV encouraged him to buy?
5. What does Seinfeld say he is not good at doing?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Seinfeld not like going to the doctors?
2. Why did Seinfeld not call the police when his apartment was robbed?
3. How has Seinfeld decided to use his money?
4. What does Seinfeld love about sports?
5. What does Seinfeld think about old people?
6. What does Seinfeld think life boils down to?
7. Why does Seinfeld think that unemployment is the toughest job?
8. What does Seinfeld think about going to the movie theater?
9. What does Seinfeld think about malls?
10. What does Seinfeld say about Superman?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does Jerry think about answer machines and other modern communications? How much is Jerry's humor rooted in the Nineties?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the novel's chronological setting.
1) What were the main concerns during the 1990s. How does Seinfeld express these concerns?
2) In what ways do you think the novels meaning would change if it was set in today's society?
Essay Topic 3
How has Seinfeld constructed his persona over the years? Was his early comedic persona different to what it is now? How of his real self does he allow into his performance?
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