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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. When does Clamence say his fear of judgment was born?
2. What does Clamence say is the only reason for suicide?
3. Who does Clamence talk about after his discussion about innocence and guilt?
4. When did Clamence first realize he had no friends?
5. What is the name of the painting?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is a little ease?
2. What does Clamence say is the goal of living?
3. What is the essence of Clamence's philosophy?
4. Why does Clamence call attention to the quaintness of Amsterdam?
5. What is Clamence's role as pope?
6. What does the little ease signify?
7. Describe the Just Judges painting?
8. Describe Clamence's hallucination aboard the boat in chapter 5?
9. What debauchery does Clamence partake in?
10. Describe Clamence's time in the foreign legion.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss whether you think this statement is true or false: The Fall foreshadows the loss of religious belief in the western world Use two examples from the novel to support your argument.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
What is Clamence referring to when he states without the strict dynamic of master and servant, any argument could stretch into affinity? Can the view be attribute to today's society or is such a view specific to the 1950s? Why would any argument stretch into affinity?
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