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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. Who does Seinfeld think the movie theater refuses to hire?
2. What women's sport does Seinfeld say he likes?
3. What does Seinfeld think a person needs on their feet to follow a mall map?
4. Why does Seinfeld think it is funny that the police always have to give someone the Miranda?
5. What newspapers does Seinfeld particularly dislike?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Seinfeld think about taxes?
2. What was Seinfeld's favorite toy as a kid?
3. Why does Seinfeld think that men like to channel surf?
4. How has Seinfeld decided to use his money?
5. What does Seinfeld think about people walking their dogs?
6. What does Seinfeld think about going to the movie theater?
7. What does Seinfeld think about malls?
8. What are Seinfeld's thoughts about eating out?
9. What did Seinfeld think about food as a kid?
10. Why does Seinfeld think helmets are a stupid invention?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine Seinfeld's writing style. How would you describe Seinfeld's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? Does he use any specific writing techniques? What meaning does Seinfeld's style give to the story?
Essay Topic 2
In what way could Seinfeld's humor be called typical New York humor? What ideas is Seinfeld trying to express through his humor? How important is it for Jerry to make the audience identify with his personality and life to make them laugh?
Essay Topic 3
How does Seinfeld develop humor in everyday situations? In what ways do they think Seinfeld's ability to develop humor in everyday situations made him into a highly successful comedian? Write a brief monologue about an everyday situation in Jerry's style.
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