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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the girl's father's pastime?
2. What does Clamence want to confess?
3. What does Clamence continue to hear even in his forlorn state?
4. What does Clamence suffer from?
5. Why is Clamence chosen to be pope?
Essay Topic 1
What are the difference between Dutch and French cultures. In what way is it significant that Camus uses these two countries to shape Clamence's ideas? Choose two different countries and discuss how the novel would change if these two countries were used instead of Holland and France.
Essay Topic 2
What is a Judge Penitinent? In what way is it a contradiction? Why is this contradiction important to the ideas that Clamence is trying to express? What does Clamence mean when he says that modern life requires a paradox?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Clamence's character. What is his objective is? What is his conflict? Take what you know about Clamence and write what kind of life you think he would have in today's society. How would his good and bad points translate into today's society?
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