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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 is the only reason for suicide?
2. Who does the girl want to punish when she kills herself?
3. When does Clamence say his fear of judgment was born?
4. Whose company does Clamence say he removes himself from?
5. What is Clamence too self obsessed to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Clamence say is the goal of living?
2. Why must the doves remain high in the atmosphere?
3. Why does Clamence call attention to the quaintness of Amsterdam?
4. How does Clamence lose his title of pope?
5. What encourage Clamence to join the foreign legion?
6. Describe Clamence's hallucination aboard the boat in chapter 5?
7. How does a fear of judgment affect Clament?
8. What debauchery does Clamence partake in?
9. What is a spitting cell?
10. Describe the Dutch town.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine monologue. How does Camus develop characterization, plot and themes through the use of monologue. What meaning would the novel lose if it was written in ordinary prose?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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