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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Barabbas act towards his former friends after he buries the hare-lipped girl?
2. What happens to Barabbas and Sahak after they are released from the mines?
3. How does Eliahu die?
4. How is Barabbas connected to Sahak?
5. What does Barabbas think about as he carries the hare-lipped girl's body?
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
Other than death, what purpose did crucifixion serve in the first century? How did it affect members of society? What effect did it have on the characters in the novel? What link might be evident among all the crucifixions reported in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
How does Sahak's attitude affect his character and other characters in the novel? What events and experiences appear to affect Sahak's attitude? What role does Sahak play in Barabbas's life and how does absence affect Barabbas's character?
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