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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 deformity did Jenny have at birth?
2. What does Jeremy do with the father who had been eating dinner with his family?
3. When Bernard and Jeremy are at the Berlin Wall, why are some of the crowd watching and listening to them both?
4. What did the sign posted outside of Majdanek's main entrance not mention?
5. What does Mme. Auriac give the little boy who got hurt?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Bernard and Jeremy get the key from Gunter to an apartment they will stay at in Berlin, how is Gunter right when he tells them it is not a good idea to go to the Wall?
2. Why is Jeremy afraid when he goes to open the bergerie after it had been closed up for two months?
3. What would be an apt description of the small family staying at the hotel?
4. What do the father and mother do to the boy at dinner?
5. When Jeremy becomes part of a squabble with a father in the hotel, why does he feel it to be a drama played out for his behalf?
6. When Bernard and June are waiting at the train station to go into Arles, why do they walk into town instead of continuing to wait?
7. In Part Three when Jeremy and Bernard are at the airport, how does Bernard answer Jeremy's question about the black dogs?
8. When Bernard asks Jeremy to accompany him to Berlin, what makes him agree even though he is due to be in France?
9. When Jeremy and Bernard begin to discuss things that June told Jeremy for her memoir, what is Bernard's initial reaction?
10. How does the taxi driver's intervention in Bernard's speech during the cab ride affect him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain whether this novel is politically or religiously skewed. Has the author made his feelings on the subjects known by the end of the story? How?
Essay Topic 2
While touring the concentration camp with Jeremy, Jenny mentions the "black dogs". What significance does this hold for her? How is she relating it to Majdanek?
Essay Topic 3
Jeremy is obsessed with studying the photograph of June as a young woman. What makes the photograph so appealing to him? Why? How does the appeal of the photograph of June contrast with the time in history the photograph was taken?
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