Fatherland Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Robert Harris (novelist)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 101 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Fatherland Lesson Plans

Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Xavier find by the jetty?

2. What had Buhler had for lunch the day he died?

3. How did Xavier's mother die?

4. Who does Globus now work for?

5. What drink does Xavier pour for himself?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Xavier accuse Hermann Jost of being a homosexual?

2. How was Stuckart and Maria Dymarski said to have died?

3. Why does Nebe allow Xavier to go to Switzerland?

4. What role in the art-smuggling ring did Stuckart play?

5. What was Rudi Halder's professional career?

6. Why is Charlie already in trouble with the German authorities?

7. What do Xavier and Charlie find in the deposit box?

8. Why is Xavier March known as 'the fox' instead of 'grey wolf'?

9. Why had Nebe blocked the court-martial proceedings against Xavier?

10. How does Xavier try to justify parking in front of the Great Hall?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In 1994, a TV film of the book was made by HBO. What are the main differences between the novel and the film version? Why do you think the filmmakers adapted these points differently to the author? Do you think the film is effective in telling the story of Fatherland?

Essay Topic 2

Compare Artur Nebe and Globus.

1. What is their relationship to each other?

2. How are their ideas different?

3. How do their differences in opinion prove to be destructive?

Essay Topic 3

How does Harris represent both American and German cultures in his novels? What way could these representations be called problematic?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 659 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Fatherland Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Fatherland from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.