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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. Looking back on the situation of killing the man, Gad says that he was very young and very _________.
2. The ghosts are leaving the cell, taking ____________ with them.
3. Gideon is finally freed from his torture and imprisonment due to ______________.
4. Elisha does not want to take the food to Dawson, preferring to remember him as the man who never _________.
5. What is the last word on John's lips at his execution?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the room feel crowded to Elisha as the clock ticks past midnight in the chapter?
2. What is the question that Elisha asks of every ghost in the room with him, though he has a hard time getting an answer?
3. What happened to Stefan at the concentration camp where Elisha was held as well?
4. What did Joab do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
5. Who are the people who are sitting around the table at the start of this chapter?
6. Why does John Dawson appear to pity Elisha instead of being mad at him?
7. What does the Berlin Chief of the Gestapo do to Stefan in order to try to get information from him?
8. What does John Dawson request from Elisha after he begins to pace around the room?
9. What did Gad do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
10. What does John refuse to do when Elisha is preparing to kill him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Gad is seen as someone who changes Elisha's life, but an outsider might also see his actions as attempting to brainwash the boy.
Part 1: How is Gad like a messenger in Elisha's life? How does he speak to Elisha in a way that reaches him?
Part 2: In what ways is Gad brainwashing the boy? Do you think this is being done on purpose?
Part 3: Do you think Gad is brainwashed by his own ideas? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Pride seems to be a large part of the decisions which are being made in this story. People do things because they think they should, not because they want to do them necessarily.
Part 1: Why do you think the movements believe that they have to act a certain way?
Part 2: What do you think might happen if a side did back down? How would this be a bad thing for them?
Part 3: Do you think pride is a major cause of world struggles? Why or why not?
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