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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. With whom are Streatly and Goring popular?
2. What does George want to postpone doing before they set up their boat for sleeping near Picnic Point?
3. How does J. describe Reading?
4. How much money does J. have to pay for the boat he rents with friends on a windy day?
5. What does J. think would make it easier for him to go back to sleep after he's had a rough night?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens that lets George know that everyone is lying about who caught the fish that is mounted on the wall in the pub?
2. How does Montmorency burn himself the night everyone makes stew?
3. What does Harris claim happens to him while George and J. are at Henley?
4. How does J. end up being the first one to take a bath in the river?
5. Who is J. with when he gets stuck on the punt?
6. Why do the men decide to get their clothes washed in Streatly?
7. What change does J. notice about the group after they eat a large supper near Picnic Point?
8. What kind of scene is J. reminded of when he thinks of King Henry courting Anne Boleyn on Magna Charta Island?
9. What does J. claim is the very best way to get a tea kettle to boil?
10. What does J. claim one has to do to get a tea kettle to boil?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze whether or not work/labor is portrayed in a positive or negative way in "Three Men in a Boat." Use at least 3 examples from the text to support your thesis.
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
Analyze what Montmorency brings to the text. Discuss three things that would be missing were he not included in the story.
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