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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Clamence say he has a lack of?
2. Who does Clament fantasize assaulting?
3. What does Clamence attempt to do when he sees the dog?
4. Where is Clamence sent when he joins the French resistance?
5. Why does Clamence claim Jesus went quietly to his death?
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize Clamence's argument?
2. What is Clamence's views on suicide?
3. What is the essence of Clamence's philosophy?
4. What is Clamence's role as pope?
5. Why is Clamence a judge pentinent?
6. Why must the doves remain high in the atmosphere?
7. In what way does Clamence think the deceased is helpless?
8. Describe the Just Judges painting?
9. What is a little ease?
10. How does Clamence lose his title of pope?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the relationship between the Auditor and Clamence. What are their similarities and differences? How do these differences and similarities work to form their complex relationship Camus develops? Why is it significant that the Clamence sees the Auditor as someone like himself?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Camus use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 3
Examine translations. Do you think think a translator has to know about a country as well as the language to translate a book effectively? What do you think The Fall loses in its translation? In what way would you get more out of a book by reading it in its original translation?
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