Popeye (Simple Tenses)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option.

  1. In 1933, Max Fleischer   the Thimble Theatre characters into a series of Popeye the Sailor theatrical cartoon shorts for Paramount Pictures.

  2. Popeye's story and characterization   depending on the medium.

  3. Popeye   bereft of manners and uneducated, yet he often comes up with solutions to problems that seem insurmountable to the police or the scientific community.

  4. Popeye first   in comic strips on January 17, 1929 as a minor character.

  5. Popeye   comic strips but, due to reader reaction, he was quickly brought back.

  6. Popeye also   canned spinach through his pipe, sometimes sucking in the can along with the contents.

  7. In 1933, Popeye   a newborn baby in the mail, whom he adopted and named Swee'Pea.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What characteristics do you think people find charming about Popeye?

  2. Have you ever seen the cartoon "Popeye"? If so, what was your opinion of it?


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