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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 women's sport does Seinfeld say he likes?
2. Who does Seinfeld think should be licensed?
3. What city does Seinfeld think is like a mall?
4. What part of the zoo does Seinfeld talk about?
5. What kind of cars does Seinfeld say he liked as a kid?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Seinfeld think that unemployment is the toughest job?
2. What does Seinfeld think life boils down to?
3. Why does Seinfeld think Las Vegas is so entertaining?
4. What does Seinfeld say about entertainers?
5. What does Seinfeld think about going to the movie theater?
6. What does Seinfeld say about Superman?
7. What does Seinfeld think about professional wrestling?
8. What does Seinfeld wonder about pharmacists and psychiartrists?
9. What are Seinfeld's thoughts about eating out?
10. Why does Seinfeld think helmets are a stupid invention?
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 Seinfeld sitcom.
1) How similar is the material in SEINLANGUAGE to the sitcom?
2) In what way does Seinfeld use the character he developed in the sitcom in the book?
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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