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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 historic document was signed at Manga Charta Island?
2. In the story he tells, how does J. get saved from being stuck at the top of a pole?
3. What does George want to postpone doing before they set up their boat for sleeping near Picnic Point?
4. After Hentley, the men decide to row the boat instead of what other option?
5. Whose shirt does J. accidentally fling into the river?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does George's reaction change from laughter when J. accidentally flings his own shirt into the river?
2. What does J. complain about sarcastically concerning the problem with being towed?
3. How does Montmorency react to the tea kettle the night everyone makes stew?
4. What kind of story is J. reminded of when he sees Montmorency attack the cat?
5. What does Harris claim happens to him while George and J. are at Henley?
6. What does George decide to do once he realizes he cannot go back to sleep the night his watch stops working?
7. Why do the men decide to get their clothes washed in Streatly?
8. What does J. claim one has to do to get a tea kettle to boil?
9. What does J.'s friend miscalculate with the punt when they are boating together?
10. What does J. think about rowing on the sea?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze at least one female character in "Three Men in a Boat." Discuss how she is portrayed, what she contributes to the novel, and why Jerome would choose to include this particular type of character in a text heavily dominated by men.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast one of the major characters (Harris, George, or Jerome) with himself at the beginning of "Three Men in a Boat" and himself at the conclusion of the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze at least one short story that is told by a character in "Three Men in a Boat" and what it contributes to the larger story of the novel.
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