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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 J. think one should do first while preparing dinner?
2. Who follows the men to their boat as their stored food is being replaced?
3. What does Montmorency offer up for the stew?
4. What time does George hear the bells chime in the story which J. tells about George's broken watch?
5. What attracts the men to stop in Streatly, even though they weren't planning on it?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does J. complain about sarcastically concerning the problem with being towed?
2. How does J. end up being the first one to take a bath in the river?
3. What does George decide to do once he realizes he cannot go back to sleep the night his watch stops working?
4. What change does J. notice about the group after they eat a large supper near Picnic Point?
5. How does Montmorency burn himself the night everyone makes stew?
6. What ends up happening to the men's canned pineapple?
7. How does Montmorency react to the tea kettle the night everyone makes stew?
8. What does J. think about rowing on the sea?
9. What kind of story is J. reminded of when he sees Montmorency attack the cat?
10. What does J.'s friend miscalculate with the punt when they are boating together?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze why Jerome would include the suicide of the woman in Chapter 16. How does this suicide add to the text? What effect on the reader did Jerome intend by including such a dreadful event in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Which character (Harris, George, or J.) is portrayed in the most positive light? What from the text most informs this opinion? Use specific examples to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how alcohol/drinking/being drunk is portrayed in "Three Men in a Boat" as well as why Jerome would include the instances he does of characters drinking/having too much to drink in the text.
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