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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who watches Herzog go to Ramona's?
2. Who calls Herzog in Chapter 5?
3. To what does Herzog compare the human soul?
4. Who does Herzog wish to see?
5. Where does Herzog see June?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The house in Ludeyville is an ongoing symbol in the novel. Discuss what the house in Ludeyville represents at the various points it appears in the novel. How does the symbolism of the house change throughout the book? Use specific examples from the text in your response.
Essay Topic 2
Herzog's relationships with women differ. At some points he is a dedicated husband, while at others he has affairs with different women. Is Herzog merely a playboy or is he truly looking for love that he cannot find? Choose a side and cite at least three examples from the text to support the response. Be sure to thoroughly explain how each event/instance supports the thesis.
Essay Topic 3
The major conflict in the novel is the conflict of man versus self. Herzog's main conflict is with his own being. Describe how this conflict is portrayed in the novel. What steps does Herzog take to try and resolve the conflict? Is he successful or not? Cite specific examples highlighting the conflict in the story.
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