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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. From whose perspective is Part Three, Chapter Six?
2. What alerts the Germans to Gabriel in Part Three, Chapter Five?
3. In Nanda, who joins Felix in pursuing Gabriel?
4. When Liesl visits Gabriel in confinement, how do they communicate?
5. What feeling describes how Charis feels about her affair?
Short Essay Questions
1. What changes Felix's mind about spending time on Walter's farm and then returning to England?
2. What questions does Dr. Venables ask Felix about Charis?
3. What does the author imply about Felix when he describes Liieutenant Loveday's usage of "schoolboy French?"
4. Describe the interactions between Liesl and Gabriel in Part Three, Chapter Five.
5. What are Charis and Felix's thoughts on their affair and Gabriel?
6. What happens when Felix goes to the pond to think in Part Two, Chapter Seventeen?
7. How does Felix nearly get shot while teaching the Portuguese troops?
8. Where is Gabriel held as a prisoner in Part Three, Chapter Six and how does he escape?
9. Describe the letters Charis writes to Gabriel in Part Two, Chapter Sixteen.
10. What are Gabriel's feelings for Liesl in Part Three?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Felix and Gabriel are two brothers who are the main characters in the novel It is clear that there is conflict between the two, but their relationship will play a key role in the novel. Analyze the similarities and differences between Felix and Gabriel and what effect this has on the novel. Use examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
In Part Two, Chapter Sixteen, Charis writes two letters expressing her guilt to Felix and Gabriel. In Chapter Seventeen, Felix reflects on the letters and has a terrible feeling. He rushes to the pond and finds that Charis has committed suicide. How does Felix know something terrible has happened to Charis? What is Felix's response to his speculation about Charis? What is Felix's responsibility, if any, in Charis' suicide? What effect do you think this will have on Felix?
Essay Topic 3
In the beginning of the novel, Felix is a youth attempting to negotiate a difficult and awkward transition from adolescence to adulthood. By the end of the novel Felix is battle-scarred and world-weary.war. By the time Felix boards a ship to take him back to England, he has seen years of gruesome death, some even involving loved ones. Felix himself has also been forever physically altered or damaged. Through the course of the novel, Felix Cobb can be thought of as two characters in one. In an essay, conduct a character analysis of Felix Cobb that addresses these points.
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