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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what does Herzog compare Madeleine in Chapter 5?
2. How old was Herzog when his mother died?
3. What "old friend" does Herzog visit?
4. What happens when Herzog and June leave the aquarium?
5. How does Ramona know Herzog left town?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Herzog is father to two children - Marco and June. Describe his paternal relationship with each of his children. How is Herzog's father role similar or different to the role his father played in Herzog's life? Use specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Madeleine is another character that also undergoes a change in the novel. Compare and contrast Madeleine's character and personality from when she first met Herzog as the "other woman," to when she divorces Herzog, to her encounter with Herzog at the police station in Chicago. Use specific examples in the text.
Essay Topic 3
Herzog is not faithful to either of his wives, having affairs behind both of their backs. Yet when Madeleine has an affair with Valentine, Herzog is outraged. Explore why Herzog believes his affairs with other women are okay and should be tolerated, while Madeleine's affair is cause for divorce. What is Herzog's reasoning behind each of his affairs (with Sono, Madeleine while he was with Daisy, and Wanda, among others)? Use specific examples from the text in the response.
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