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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 assure the auditor the boat is doing?
2. What are the only two things Clamence says the doves can see from the sky?
3. What is the sky full of?
4. What does Clamence turn to in an attempt to rediscover his enthusiasm?
5. What does Clamence now think of the auditor as?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Clamence remember about Paris in chapter 5?
2. How does Clamence decide to add excitement to his life in chapter 5?
3. Summarize Clamence's argument?
4. What debauchery does Clamence partake in?
5. Why must the doves remain high in the atmosphere?
6. Why does Clamence call attention to the quaintness of Amsterdam?
7. Describe the Just Judges painting?
8. Describe Clamence's time in the foreign legion.
9. How does a fear of judgment affect Clament?
10. How does Clamence make himself feel happy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the construction of Clamence's argument.
1) How does he introduce his ideas?
2) How does he deconstruct his ideas into a logical conclusion?
3) Are the ideas that Camus presents in his book, ideas that relate only the way Clamence lived his life or is the argument a critique of society in general?
Essay Topic 2
What is Clamence referring to when he states a death of a person brings them closer to us? Is this statement specific to his own personality or is he trying to attribute it to society in general?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Camus' life. In what way do you think his life and personality is reflected in the book?
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