Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Kurt feel like doing to his Uncle Dan?
2. In what state was Kurt's business located?
3. According to Kurt, what are we not born with?
4. What type of people want to become President?
5. Where are the visitors staying in New York?
Essay Topic 1
Research and write a short essay on humanism, including the foundations of the belief, major contributors, and well-known adherents.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay on the topic of mainstream culture, focusing on the formulaic aspect of books, movies, and so on. Be sure to address:
1) Common themes and formulas in mainstream culture.
2) The primary elements of mainstream culture and audience, and what makes something 'mainstream.'
3) The pros and cons of mainstream culture and art.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay comparing Kurt Vonnegut to another humorist, such as Mark Twain. Using the example of at least one book from each author, compare style, message, and philosophical standpoint with special attention given to similarities.
This section contains 194 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)