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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 do the French dragoons do when they come through Nave de Haver the morning after the truce?
2. What does Sharpe with Father Sarsfield?
3. What does Hogan tell Sharpe about Sharpe's change in status?
4. What is Sharpe using to look at the French troops?
5. Which British troops head north while the French are attacking Fuentes de Onoro in hopes of joining the defense?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Hogan set up confronting Father Sarsfield?
2. What do the French do at the church in Nave de Haver?
3. What type of superstitious action does Harper take?
4. What is Wellington doing when he realizes he has made a mistake, and what is that mistake?
5. What is Kiely's reaction to Juanita being caught by Sharpe?
6. What do Hogan and Wellington talk about as far as Almeida is concerned?
7. What does Hogan tell Wellington about the French and Almeida?
8. Who and what does Sharpe find at a house in San Cristobal?
9. What is Valverde's argument about Sharpe?
10. Where are the Spanish partisans set up to watch the southern flank and what happens to them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose two of the following and compare and contrast the two people. Include in the discussion their type of leadership, their personality, their morals and whether you would like to serve under them.
1. Massena and Wellesley .
2. Harper and Sharpe.
3. Loup and Sharpe.
Essay Topic 2
Though this novel is probably more action driven rather than character driven, obviously there are several characters who make the novel what it is. Discuss one of the following:
1. Compare/contrast the characters of Sharpe and Kiely. Include their goals, sense of honor, abilities and social skills. Use examples from the text and your own life to support your answer.
2. Compare/contrast the characters of Harper and Oliveira. Include their goals, sense of honor, abilities and social skills. Use examples from the text and your own life to support your answer.
3. Thoroughly analyze the character of Richard Sharpe discussing both his strong and weak points and how both affect the outcome of the plot. Use examples from the text and your own life to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
A work of fiction is often organized around a structure called a plot. Discuss the following:
1. Define plot and its major parts (rising action, climax, falling action, resolution [or denouement]. Write a sentence or two synopsis of the major plot of the Sharpe's Battle.
2. Identify where the parts of the plot seem to fall in Sharpe's Battle. Explain using examples.
3. Define the literary term "subplot." Write a sentence or two synopsis of a subplot in Sharpe's Battle.
4. Identify the major parts of the subplot you identified in task number 3.
5. Why do you think identifying the plot and elements of the plot is useful?
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