Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Every evening, Elisha stands near a window in order to greet the arrival of ___________.
2. What kind of job is taking place when David ben Moshe is wounded and captured by the English?
3. Where is the crying coming from as Elisha is standing at the window of the building?
4. Elisha's goal is to enroll in a ___________ course at the Sorbonne school.
5. To Elisha, ______________ was more of a sacred ideal than an actual place or a political slogan to them.
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to Stefan at the concentration camp where Elisha was held as well?
2. What is the lesson of the grizzled master that Elisha remembers when he learns about the idea of killing others?
3. What has Elisha seen every night since hearing the advice of the beggar?
4. What did Elisha do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
5. Why does John Dawson appear to pity Elisha instead of being mad at him?
6. What did Ilana do to narrowly escape her own death, according to her recollection?
7. What does John Dawson do when Gideon tells him that he is going to die at dawn the next day?
8. What is the lesson that the beggar taught Elisha when he was walking through the dark?
9. What is the cellar of the two story building somewhere between Ramat-Gan and Tel Aviv used for?
10. What does Ilana say about the two deaths of the two men who are to be executed?
Elisha's main goal in life was to figure out why he was victimized by others, heading to Sorbonne to study philosophy in order to answer these sorts of questions.
Part 1: Why do you think Elisha thought he would find peace in the study of philosophy?
Part 2: What subjects might you try to study if you were attempting to get past a horrible event in your lifetime? Why?
Part 3: Do you think Elisha could have gotten away from his ghosts had he simply studied at Sorbonne? Why or why not?
The story of the beggar has stayed with Elisha throughout his life, causing him to be less than afraid of the dark.
Part 1: Why do you think the story of the beggar has stayed with Elisha throughout the years?
Part 2: Do you think the beggar could have been symbolic of something else in Elisha's life? If so, what?
Part 3: What made you not be afraid of the dark anymore? Did a certain person teach you not to be afraid?
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?
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