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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Herr find the conditions now in Khe Sanh?
2. What is China Beach?
3. What news of Day Tripper does Herr receive at China Beach?
4. What rock and roll artist does one soldier play during a firefight?
5. What do Red Cross nurses offer soldiers returning from battle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the title of Chapter 4, Illumination Rounds. What are illumination rounds in a military sense? What are the illumination rounds Herr discusses?
Essay Topic 2
What type of relationship do the soldiers and correspondents maintain? Is it symbiotic? Are there moments of tension? Are they respectful?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the state of Vietnam when Herr arrives in Saigon. What is the history of the war up to that point? Who has been involved? Who is fighting? What are the issues being fought for? Who controls the land? Who controls the air? How are the Vietnamese people coping with the constant state of war?
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