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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 imagined he could taste the difference between as a kid?
2. What kind of knives does Seinfeld say TV encouraged him to buy?
3. What does Seinfeld hate about going to the doctor's?
4. What does Seinfeld say people do when they get older?
5. What does Seinfeld say he likes about his life?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Seinfeld think about people walking their dogs?
2. What does Seinfeld remember about riding in the car with his parents?
3. What does Seinfeld think about taxes?
4. What does Seinfeld think about going to the movie theater?
5. What does Seinfeld think about malls?
6. Why did Seinfeld not call the police when his apartment was robbed?
7. What does Seinfeld think about professional wrestling?
8. What does Seinfeld love about sports?
9. Why does Seinfeld not like going to the doctors?
10. What does Seinfeld say about entertainers?
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
What are Seinfeld's views on childhood? Does Seinfeld make any serious points about his upbringing or children's upbringing in general? What kind of childhood did Seinfeld have?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the world Jerry portrays.
1) What kind of world does Seinfeld portray and what does this world say about him as a person?
2) Why is it important for Seinfeld to create his own unique world?
3) How does Seinfeld make sure that the audience identifies with the world he portrays?
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