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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. On her deathbed, what does Effie think of Innstetten for how he treated her?
2. What do the Briests fear will happen if Effi does NOT have another child?
3. What is the name of Effi's doctor?
4. Who are the Gizickis?
5. Who offers help after Effi is abandoned by her husband and parents?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the place of women in this time period. What are the roles of women, and how is Effi's life affected by the constrictions placed on women at this time in history? How is her fate shaped by the male-dominated society in which she lives?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Fontane's use of foreshadowing in the novel "Effi Breist".
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the affair between Effi and Major Crampas. How does it come about? Why does Effi commit adultery? How does Effi feel about Crampas? How does Crampas feel about Effi? How does the affair end?
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