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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who do Prager and Herr meet with?
2. According to Herr, how do the higher levels of the military behave?
3. Who does Herr dread becoming like?
4. Although Herr keeps in contact with his friends and colleagues when he returns to the States, he feels what?
5. What do the Marines find in the hills once occupied by the NVA?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death on the Vietnam War both at home and overseas.
Essay Topic 2
How does the attitude of the Marines compliment the denial of reality by government officials? How do both of these attitudes affect the morale of troops?
Essay Topic 3
Major Trong does not tell Herr who the last emperor of Vietnam was but states that he is the new emperor. How does his statement affect Herr and the war? What do you make of Trong's refusal to answer Herr's question? Do you think Trong's statement is one based on truth or on greed for power?
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