The Pat Hobby Stories Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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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 Pat react to what has to occur to his character in "Pat Hobby Does His Bit"?

2. In "Pat Hobby Does His Bit," where is Pat when he wakes up?

3. What is the profession of the person Pat runs into in "Two Old-Timers"?

4. In "A Patriotic Short," what is Pat doing at the studio?

5. In "Pat Hobby's Preview," what does the secretary give Pat?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

A prominent theme in The Pat Hobby Stories is the politics of Hollywood, and that theme is especially dominant in "Pat Hobby's Preview." How is the theme of Hollywood politics reflected in the story? How does Pat suffer under Hollywood politics? Remember to answer each question with support from the story.

Essay Topic 2

Humor is a prominent aspect of The Pat Hobby Stories, and this is especially true in "Pat Hobby's Secret." How is the theme of humor reflected in the story? Cite three examples of how humor is reflected in the story and why each instance is humorous. Remember to answer each question with support from the story.

Essay Topic 3

"Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish" carries a theme of kinship between two people who feel similarly unsympathetic feelings toward Gooddorf for different reasons. How do Pat and Helen bond? What are their feelings about Gooddorf, and how does this create a connection between the two of them? Remember to answer each question with support from the story.

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