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 insist on by allowing Clement to travel with him?

2. What was the dumbwaiter used for?

3. What does the Duke find in the attic?

4. In his reoccurring dream, what is the Duke's mother doing?

5. How does the Duke learn to relieve his loneliness in "From His Grace's Journal to Mrs. Pledger's Account?"

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What happens in Pin Hole Cave?

3. What happens when the Duke visits Holbeck village?

4. What does the fellowship created on the ice teach the Duke?

5. What in "From His Grace's Journal to Mrs. Pledger's Account" serves to illustrate the Duke's madness?

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

7. Why does the Duke's staff think he needs an escort while traveling?

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

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

10. Why doesn't the Duke find out about Snow's death until after the funeral?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The theme of aging is present in this story. Analyze how the author decided to present this theme. Discuss the literary technique(s) he used and determine if these techniques were effective in portraying the Duke.

Essay Topic 2

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.

Essay Topic 3

The Duke complained of a number of illnesses throughout the story. Compare and contrast the Duke's assessment of his illnesses with Dr. Cox's assessment of his illnesses.

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