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A STEP BEYOND

TESTS AND ANSWERS

TEST

_____ 1. An immediate problem which the narrator-captain perceived was that

A. as a newcomer he is unfamiliar with his officers
B. his ship was barely adequate for the voyage
C. the surliness of the crew was blatant

_____ 2. From his first meeting with Leggatt, the captain

A. identified closely with the intruder
B. vowed to protect him
C. was convinced that he knew the stowaway

_____ 3. Leggatt admitted to having murdered his shipmate

A. in a fit of revenge
B. in a fight during a storm
C. to prevent a mutiny

_____ 4. The secret sharer had been

A. a steward on the Liverpool
B. the first mate on the Sephora
C. the bo's'n on the Mosholu


_____ 5. Stewed chicken, oysters, and sardines were part of

A. the ship's strange cargo
B. the stowaway's diet
C. the captain's dream of his homecoming dinner

_____ 6. The peculiar shape of the captain's cabin

A. made it inevitable that the stranger would be discovered
B. was altered to conceal Leggatt
C. allowed him to hide his passenger from the crew

_____ 7. At one point, the captain wondered whether

A. his passenger was merely a figment of his own imagination
B. his impulsive decision would lead to criminal charges
C. his passenger's presence would invite disaster for the ship

_____ 8. The captain's erratic orders led the crew to believe that

A. he was hiding his wife
B. he was an escaped convict
C. his seamanship was suspect

_____ 9. The captain's hat

A. added to his imposing mien
B. helped to guide the ship to safety
C. shielded the stranger's face from the crew

_____ 10. Conrad ended his story by describing the stranger as

A. "my double, my brother, my mirror image"
B. "the sharer of a sacred mutuality"
C. "a free man, a proud swimmer striking out for a new destiny"

11. Discuss the theme of courage in crisis in "The Secret Sharer."

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