The Underground Man Test | Final Test - Hard

Mick Jackson
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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 does the Duke realize can happen even when surrounded by other people?

2. What was the dumbwaiter used for?

3. Who insists that Clement travel with the Duke?

4. What does the Duke need from Reverend Mellor?

5. What does the Duke learn while visiting with a professor at the university?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when the Duke allows locals to use his property?

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

3. What happens in Pin Hole Cave?

4. What can searching for clues outside of the home help the Duke do?

5. Why is the Duke's visit to Reverend Mellor significant?

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

7. Why does just the presence of others reduce the loneliness the Duke feels?

8. How does the housemaid's account provide a glimpse into the Duke's personality as a child?

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

10. What is significant about the Duke traveling between January 6-11th?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

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 3

Thinking back throughout the story, compare the notion of trepanning with the Duke's experience at Pin Hole cave and The Camera Obscura. Explore this connection and offer an explanation for the Duke performing trepanning on himself based on these previous experiences.

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