An American Requiem Test | Final Test - Hard

James P. Carroll
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. James is ordained in 1969, and assigned to the campus ministry at what university?

2. James reads an account of his father's conspiracy to destroy whom?

3. James recalls when he and his fellow candidates lie prostrate on the cold stone floor of St. Paul the Apostle Church. What ceremony is this?

4. Who does His Holiness address for its twentieth-year celebration?

5. What changes James' life and leads to a weekly review of two poems?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Pope Paul VI shocks many in government positions and is one of many who protest the Vietnam War.

Part 1) How does Pope Paul VI shock those in government?

Part 2) How do others react to what the Pope preaches?

Part 3) What other people promote peace?

Essay Topic 2

Joseph Carroll is successful in his roles in the government.

Part 1) What government positions does he hold?

Part 2) How and why is he successful?

Part 3) How does the government benefit from Joseph Carroll?

Essay Topic 3

When given a crayon, Joseph, in the depths of his Alzheimer's, writes his wife's name repeatedly.

Part 1) Why do you think he does this?

Part 2) What does this say about his choice to leave the seminary and wed Mary?

Part 3) How might this make Mary feel? Why?

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