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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where had Winter been hurt?
2. How long would Rudi give himself to go up?
3. Why are Saxo and Winter headed back to Broli?
4. What had disappeared with Rudi's fear?
5. What approximate time was it when the group had moved past the Needle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the significance of Winter's injury as it develops in the novel. What kind of effect does this have on the plot line? What would have been different had Winter not have gotten sick?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Frau Matt and Franz Lerner's control methods regarding Rudi. Speculate on the reasons they had failed. In which ways might they have succeeded, if they would have considered another method? Explain how their behavior could have encouraged Rudi even more.
Essay Topic 3
Speculate on the purpose of Klaus' role in the story. Explain the feelings associated with this character from the perspective of the reader. Does this character play a significant role in the development of the story? Why or why not? Try and consider the author's reasoning for the incorporation of such a character.
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