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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 does a chambermaid's suggestion prompt Dangerfield to do?
2. What does Lilly tell Dangerfield about how they should communicate?
3. Who is the girl that Dangerfield talks to at the party in #90?
4. What item of clothing does Dangerfield borrow from Miss Frost?
5. What kind of costume has MacDoon made?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way is Mary different from Dangerfield?
2. Describe Dangerfield's indulgent behavior when he learns that Marion has left him.
3. Why does Dangerfield relent and go to the party Clocklan invited him to attend?
4. Why is religion an important theme in the novel?
5. How does Dangerfield's change in his personal hygiene reflect his move into a wealthier lifestyle?
6. Who is Perry Clocklan and where does Dangerfield encounter him?
7. What is the content of the letter Dangerfield receives from Skully?
8. What is Dangerfield's new plan to move to London and does he ask Miss Frost to go with him?
9. What is the role of women in Ireland as evidenced by the lives of Lilly and Mary?
10. Why does Miss Frost regret going to bed with Dangerfield?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Dangerfield and O'Keefe. What drives both of the men? How are their personalities similar? On what points do they differ? Why are their differences classic examples of conflict in drama? What other similarities and dissimilarities are there between the two characters?
Essay Topic 2
THE GINGER MAN is a classic story of loss and renewal. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this category? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of disappointment. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience disappointment then cite an example to support your answers.
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