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Alicia Appleman-Jurman
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to the newborn baby hidden in the kitchen of the Alicia's home?

2. How does Alicia disguise herself as a worker?

3. Because she cannot stay in Buczacz, what hiding place does she find?

4. Why do the Germans soon arrive in Alicia's town?

5. What does Alicia refuse to reveal to her mother?

Short Essay Questions

1. As the winter comes, how do the Jews protect themselves from Nazi raids?

2. Were were Poles who disobeyed the Russians sent?

3. What did many of Alicia's brothers and male friends grow up doing?

4. Where does Alicia find herself as this section begins and why does she watch peasants as she tries to find her way back to her home town?

5. How does Mrs Gold choose to help Alicia after she has already nursed her back to health?

6. How does Alicia finally find her way back to her hometown and what does she find when she arrives?

7. How does Alicia find her way home after being caught in the transport car?

8. Why do so many people decide to stay away from the beekeeper?

9. Who help to nurse Alicia back to health after she escapes being sent on a death march?

10. How does living in the ghetto cause many of the Jewish people to act towards one another.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

While men were on the war front or imprisoned, many women were forced to stay behind and take command of not only the domestic needs of their family but also the workforce.

- How did Polish and Polish Jewish women react when their husbands, brothers, and sons were taken away?

- In what ways did they step into what are typically male roles?

Essay Topic 2

What does the Star of David symbolize to the Jewish community?

After the war, what did the Star of David symbolize?

Did the meaning of this religious artifact change because of the Nazis' use of it?

Essay Topic 3

- What does Israel seem to symbolize for all of the Jews that have survived the war?

- According to Alicia, what other countries become important destinations for Jews?

- How does Alicia finally make it into Israel?

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