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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 does the hare-lipped girl do after the red-beaded man speaks to the Christians?
2. What event does Barabbas accuse the red-bearded man of falsifying?
3. What does Barabbas give the girl he meets in Jerusalem?
4. How does Barabbas refer to the girl he meets in Jerusalem?
5. At the end of the evening, who is left with the Fat Woman?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what the characters do at the fat woman's house.
2. Describe the residents who live near the Dung Gate.
3. What does the red-bearded man confess to Barabbas?
4. How do the characters react when the hill goes dark?
5. Describe the hare-lipped girl.
6. Describe Barabbas' appearance.
7. Describe the man that Barabbas meets who was resurrected from the dead.
8. Why does Barabbas leave the red-beaded man?
9. What does Barabbas give the hare-lipped girl at the fat woman's house?
10. What do Barabbas and the characters at the fat woman's house discuss?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the relationship between Barabbas and the fat woman. Compare and contrast their relationship with Barabbas' relationship with the hare-lipped girl. What events and elements affect each relationship? How do the two woman affect Barabbas' character development?
Essay Topic 2
What role does betrayal play in the novel? Which characters betray others and why? Which characters are betrayed and why? What role does guilt play in relationship to betrayal in the novel. How do the themes of betrayal and guilt affect Barabbas' character?
Essay Topic 3
How do the characters at the fat woman's house rationalize the miracles Barabbas saw on Golgotha? How does their rationalization affect his character? What other miracles does Barabbas rationalize and what effect did his rationalization have on his character development?
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