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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 city does Gulliver decide to catch a train to?
2. Which two characters have adopted Tamar?
3. What kind of game does Crimond propose him and Duncan play?
4. What does Lily think snails have the ability to do?
5. Who is Tamar attempting to reconcile with in this section?
Short Essay Questions
1. How has Tamar's life taken a turn for the better since Gideon and Pat adopted her?
2. What are Jean and Duncan keeping from each other?
3. What does Lily confide in Rose about snails?
4. What have Duncan and Jean promised each other they will try to achieve?
5. In what way is Jean and Duncan's marriage doomed?
6. Why does Rose refuse to marry Crimond?
7. Why are Duncan and Jean finding life together difficult?
8. How does Duncan react to Jenkin's death?
9. How has Duncan's character changed?
10. Why does Gulliver decide to leave Lily?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine Marxist's life:
1) What are Marxists and how do they view life?
2) What influence have Marxists had on popular culture?
3) How does the author express both the negative and positive aspects of Marxism in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Compare Crimonds's character to the person he was at the beginning of the book to the person he is at the end:
1. What did Crimond hope to achieve at the beginning of the book?
2. What events changes Crimond's ideas about life?
3. How has Crimond's character changed by the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?
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