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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. With what does it begin?
2. What has happened, just as Eliezer feared?
3. What does the protagonist do?
4. If he truly loved her, what would he not have to do?
5. What is her response when he tells her he has no money?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The main character thinks more about death than life.
Part 1) How does this affect his relationship with others?
Part 2) What would his grandmother think about this? Use the text to support your response.
Part 3) Based on this story, how does the author believe one can change and enjoy life?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
The cab accident acts as a catalyst.
Part 1) How does it act as a catalyst?
Part 2) What does the protagonist learn about himself through this accident?
Part 3) How has the protagonist changed because of this accident? Why?
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