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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does he see when he looks into her eyes?
2. What happens If he forgets to do this?
3. What does she ask him after she moves closer and sits down with him?
4. What will Kathleen not stop doing?
5. What does the protagonist want to say to the doctor?
Essay Topic 1
Gyula destroys the portrait.
Part 1) Why does he destroy it? Does this help the main character? Why or why not?
Part 2) Would this tactic work with anyone suffering in the same way as the main character? Why or why not?
Part 3) Why does Gyula leave the ashes sitting in a pile? How do they affect the protagonist? Why do they affect him this way?
Essay Topic 2
The smell of meat reminds the protagonist of previous events.
Part 1) Describe these events. Why do these events occur?
Part 2) How do these events reveal the horrors of the holocaust?
Part 3) Can you relate to this kind of trauma? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
When lying on the ground, the protagonist is reminded of a poem by Dylan Thomas that says, "rage, rage, against the dying of the light."
Part 1) Why might he think of this poem?
Part 2) How does this contrast with his actions and feelings?
Part 3) How does this poem reflect the beliefs of others in the play?
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