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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. How long do Dangerfield and Mary stay in Dangerfield's room before emerging again?
2. What prompts Dangerfield to run from the house?
3. What is O'Keefe's one goal in life?
4. For what reason does Dangerfield ask Marion for money?
5. What other piece of news does O'Keefe tell Dangerfield when he meets him in Dublin?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the relationship between Dangerfield and Miss Frost at this point?
2. Contrast the worlds of Mary and Dangerfield.
3. What is Dangerfield's new plan to move to London and does he ask Miss Frost to go with him?
4. Why is Dangerfield so devastated by the terms of his father's will?
5. How does Dangerfield's upswing in Chapter 19 come at the expense of Mary and O'Keefe?
6. Who is the last person in his Dublin experience that Dangerfield visits before leaving for London?
7. What news is assumed to be true about Clocklan?
8. Why does Dangerfield believe that his father's death is the end to all of Dangerfield's problems?
9. What objective has O'Keefe still not attained in his life?
10. How does Dangerfield's move from Dublin to London show the difference between poverty and wealth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The frustration of unfulfilled affection touches several characters in the story. Name at least two characters who experience unfulfilled love and the situations that occur as a result.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the ongoing conflict between Dangerfield and Marion. What are the main sources of the conflicts? Why does it perpetuate? What does Dangerfield learn about the reality of his life with Marion as opposed to the illusions he has held for so long?
Essay Topic 3
THE GINGER MAN is a classic story of betrayal. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this category? Explain.
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