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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Strickland suggest he and Crab do together?
2. What does Ata do to Strickland's painting after he is buried?
3. What country does Crabbe suggest Dirk goes to for awhile?
4. What is Captain Nichol's job on Tahiti?
5. What does Brunot plan to use his Strickland paintings for in the future?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How long had Strickland has felt indifferently towards his family? How will Strickland's indifference towards people help him to achieve his aim to become an artist?
Essay Topic 2
What was Strickland's life like on Tahiti? In what way could it be said that he finally found peace with himself?
Essay Topic 3
Why is Dirk known only as a hack? What does this view and the view that Dirk is nothing but a buffoon say about Crabbe's character? Does Strickland's success suggest that everyone possesses genius as long as they can find their true selves?
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