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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. How is David ben Moshe scheduled to die according to the judgment of military law?
2. Elisha's previous idea about killing others included: If you kill, then you're taking on the function of _________.
3. _____________ movements in Europe protest in front of British embassies.
4. Who owns the house that houses John Dawson as he is being hidden away from the English?
5. Elisha feels uneasy with Gad's sense of __________ and his knowledge about Elisha.
Short Essay Questions
1. How is David ben Moshe treated around the world during the time of conflict after his capture?
2. How did Elisha, the main character, come to be in France after the events of WWII?
3. What is the face the Elisha sees the evening that takes place in this chapter?
4. Why didn't Elisha want to return to his native town where his family used to live?
5. How can one tell the different between night and day time, according to the beggar in Elisha's memory?
6. Describe the city setting at the start of the story when Elisha is standing near a window.
7. What does Elisha know about the man who is residing in the hiding place where Elisha is?
8. What is the subject that Elisha wants to study when he is enrolled at Sorbonne in Paris?
9. What does Elisha envy in the Old Man, regardless of what he instructs them to do for the cause?
10. What are some of the operations that Elisha has taken part in since his arrival in Palestine?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
While some people seem to have peaceful ideas of how to resolve the situation with the prisoners, others think otherwise.
Part 1: What is the value of trying to resolve the situation with the other side in a peaceful way?
Part 2: What is the benefit of resolving the situation in a violent way?
Part 3: What will change once violence has been done in the name of a Movement?
Essay Topic 2
The cries of the child echo throughout the city, giving Elisha something to think about.
Part 1: What might the cries of the child signify to Elisha and to the story as a whole?
Part 2: In what ways is Elisha still a child in this story? Why?
Part 3: Do you think the cries of the child would change your mind if you were in Elisha's shoes? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Ilana has a radio broadcast that talks about the idea that certain deaths are meaningful and others are not.
Part 1: Why do you think some deaths are more meaningful than others?
Part 2: Why do you think Ilana condemns the British government for the death of John Dawson?
Part 3: Isn't Ilana's logic incorrect? Why does she praise a death that the Movement does not necessarily want to occur?
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