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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. Why does Chase say him and Sharpe are equal?
2. Who does Sharpe spot going into the ship's hold?
3. What does Sharpe shriek as he leads a swarm of crazed men forward?
4. What causes the French officer to drop his sword on deck?
5. How does Lady Grace want to help during the battle?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Sharpe help Lady Grace in this section?
2. What view does Nelson offer on battle tactics?
3. What does Lord William say tell Lady Grace about Braithwaite at the end of the section?
4. How do the sailors cope with having to wait to go into battle?
5. Why does Sharpe decide to give into Armstrong's leadership?
6. What is Chase's life like back in England?
7. Summarize the novel.
8. What reason does Chase give for inviting Sharpe for dinner with Admiral Nelson?
9. What does Lord William tell Grace he thinks of her and women in general?
10. How do Captain Chase and Captain Montmorrin at towards each other during the fighting?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following and discuss how it affects the tone of the book and helps to express character and theme.
2. Point of view
Essay Topic 2
Examine the structure of the book.
How does the author use character and dialogue to drive the narrative?
Discuss elements of the narrative structure; Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's themes?
Essay Topic 3
Pick a character from the book and discuss his or her goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
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