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 generally think about man?

2. What does the Duke find on December 13 in the store room?

3. Who insists that Clement travel with the Duke?

4. What does the Duke steal from the professor?

5. Why does the Duke want to travel alone?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. What happens when the Duke visits Holbeck village?

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

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

7. What is the setting like in Camera Obscura?

8. How does the process of trepanning work?

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Throughout the story the Duke has a number of interactions with others. One interaction in particular is the with two young boys he meets on the street. Explore this interaction, discuss the significance of this meeting, including why the Duke chose to engage the boys in conversation, and what the Duke learned from the boys. Also discuss how this interaction serves to move the story forward.

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the Duke's reputation among the townspeople compared to his actual qualities. Consider how this dynamic serves to develop the characters of the Duke and the various townspeople he comes in contact with and discuss the possibility of the following: If the Duke was more social, do you think there would have been so many rumors about him? What does this say about human nature?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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