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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Page on his next birthday?
2. What is a Seabee?
3. What is the name of the relief operation at Khe Sanh?
4. Why do the men hear continuous machine gun fire at night?
5. Where is Mayhew's friend recovering before returning to Khe Sanh?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the effect of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death on black soldiers. Does news of the assassination affect the way black soldiers are treated? Do the black soldiers fight differently following news of the civil rights leader's death?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Herr's decision to take up a weapon and fight in the Tet Offensive. How does this act change Herr's part in the war?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the difficulty Herr and the other correspondents face during get togethers. Why is it difficult for them to act relaxed and talk normally? Why does Herr feel longing and emptiness during their meetings?
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