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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. Elisha (the man who was a prophet of #156) restored life to a ___________ by lying on him and breathing into his mouth.
2. Who takes Elisha's arm and tells him to talk to the boy who looks like the Elisha of before?
3. What do the English not have of Ilana, which has made it difficult for anyone to identify her?
4. Instead of listening to Dawson, Elisha tries to focus on _________________, but since he's never seen him, this is hard.
5. Usually Elisha found the _________ of his rabbi, his old master to be reassuring, but not this time.
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to Stefan at the concentration camp where Elisha was held as well?
2. What does John refuse to do when Elisha is preparing to kill him?
3. What is the first question John Dawson asks after Elisha and John stare at each other for a while?
4. What did Gad do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
5. What is the macabre reasoning for Catherine's desire to make love to Elisha at the youth camp in Normandy?
6. What is the question that Elisha asks of every ghost in the room with him, though he has a hard time getting an answer?
7. What is ironic about the room in which John is being held as a prisoner?
8. What does the beggar do to Elisha when Elisha begs for answers about the meaning of his words?
9. What did Gideon do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
10. What did Ilana do to narrowly escape her own death, according to her recollection?
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 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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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