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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the story from the Duke's childhood as told by the housemaid, once the Duke has a cart, what does he ask the housemaid to do with it?
2. What was the dumbwaiter used for?
3. Who dies on December 8th?
4. How does the Duke decide to search for clues about himself on December 21st?
5. Where does the Duke go once in Edinburgh?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
It is clear throughout the story that the Duke led a very isolated life. However, there are indications of townspeople who seemed to like, or at least tolerate, the Duke. Compare and contrast the various relationships the Duke had with the other characters in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the Duke's thought process behind conducting trepanning on himself. Include in your discussion information about this process, what the Duke hoped to accomplish, and what he actually accomplished.
This section contains 1,100 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)