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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What will Kathleen not stop doing?
2. Of what is he also afraid?
3. What does he do when the nurse hands him a mirror?
4. What does Eliezer go on to say?
5. What does the patient finally do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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 stranger on the ship says, "I think I'm going to hate you."
Part 1) What does this reveal about the protagonist?
Part 2) What is ironic about this statement?
Part 3) How is this type of honesty repeated later in the novel? How does this help or hurt the protagonist?
Essay Topic 3
Dr. Paul Russel is a pivotal character in the story.
Part 1) Why is he a pivotal character?
Part 2) How does the protagonist interact with him? Why?
Part 3) How, in a sense, are the doctor/patient roles reversed?
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