The Moon and Sixpence Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Brunot say Strickland lived?

2. What does Crabbe say Strickland does not see as a hardship?

3. Why is Dr. Coutras surprised Strickland could paint the hut?

4. Why does Dirk refuse to do what Crabbe suggests he do?

5. What nationality is Brunot?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What was Strickland's life like on Tahiti? In what way could it be said that he finally found peace with himself?

Essay Topic 2

What does Maugham suggest is the nature of genius? Why is Charles Strickland considered a genius?

Essay Topic 3

Is the attraction between Strickland and Blanche is mutual? How does the author foreshadow that Blanche will fall for Strickland?

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