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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 Vonnegut believe most ancient writings, including the Bible, do?
2. What is the definition of this society of which Dr. Robert Redfield speaks?
3. The "Religious Revival" Vonnegut describes has two commandments. What are they?
4. When the definition for Schizophrenia has been tightened, how is Mark now classified?
5. To what does Vonnegut compare ignoring distractions and repeating a mantra?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Vonnegut believe Colonialism will bust up all cultures and create a Third World planet?
2. Why is the Italian translator, Roberta Rambelli, Vonnegut's favorite?
3. According to John Yale, what is the Mozambican's true enemy? Why?
4. How has Vonnegut's belief in the cause of mental illness changed since the beginning of the book? Why?
5. How is RENAMO destroying the beautiful country of Mozambique?
6. What does the "Kilimanjaro Device" give as an alternative to Hemingway's shooting himself in the head?
7. How are ex-hippies more scarred than Vietnam veterans?
8. Why should many people take offense to privileged Vonnegut?
9. Do you think, based on the information given, Rita Rait enjoys winning the limerick contest? Why or why not?
10. What terrible thing happens to sufferers of "Folk Society Deficiency," or FSD? Give an example.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Vonnegut does not believe Liberty has yet to be born.
Part 1) Do you agree or disagree? Why?
Part 2) What can you do to bring about the birth of Liberty?
Part 3) How do you see progression of liberty over the next 100 years?
Essay Topic 2
Television has created a generation that needs not fight to be disillusioned about war.
Part 1) Give examples of how television has been able to do this.
Part 2) Name two other ways television has bettered our society. Explain.
Part 3) What other technology has bettered our world? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
19th century British aristocrats are sufferers of "Folk Society Deficiency."
Part 1) How do they suffer from this deficiency? Who does this affect other people from different cultures?
Part 2) What other areas of the world have suffered in the same way? How?
Part 3) Do societies still suffers from this deficiency? How?
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