The Underground Man Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 animal does the Duke has a fondness for?

2. What does the boy's energy remind the Duke of?

3. What does the Duke want built on his estate?

4. How many tunnels were built?

5. What is the Duke distracted by in the laundry room?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the recurring dream discussed in the January 28th journal entry?

2. How is the map that Mr. Bird gives the Duke Flawed?

3. What is the main theme in "From His Grace's Journal to Mr. Walker's Account?"

4. Why does the Duke allow people to skate on the ice but protests to going on the ice with them?

5. How does the Duke get around in his underground tunnel system?

6. Why does the Duke think his life has been wasted?

7. What is significant about the interactions between the Duke and Mr. Hendley?

8. What does the Duke learn while traveling with others in his room that is in sharp contrast to the fellowship felt while ice skating a few weeks before?

9. Who are the Duke's employees that add information in "From His Graces Journal to Mr. Bowen's Account?"

10. Why does the Duke add Fowler's bust to his shrine?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The underground tunnel system is one of the many eccentric actions of the Duke. Discuss the building of these tunnels and analyze the role they serve in this story. For example, are they a representation of anything, and do they tell the reader anything about the Duke?

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the Duke's need to remember his past. Be sure to discuss why the Duke does not remember some things in his past, how he goes about remembering his past, and the effect of the knowledge of his past on the Duke's mental and physical health.

Essay Topic 3

The Duke clearly has an interesting self concept. Analyze the Duke's self concept. Determine how the Duke developed this self concept and what steps he took to maintain it.

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