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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Herzog make plans to go in Chapter 6?
2. What is in the Tiffany frame?
3. What do dreams not recognize, according to Herzog?
4. What does Valentine do for a living?
5. According to Herzog, what creates lies of its own?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Social roles play a part in character development. The novel takes place during the 1960s. What are the expected, typical social roles of men and women during this time? Choose three of the main characters (Herzog, Daisy, Madeleine, Valentine, Ramona), and explain how each either fits or goes against the typical social roles of the time. How do these roles impact the novel? Use specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
A major theme in the novel is sanity or the lack thereof. How are sanity and insanity/mental instability portrayed in the novel? What does each represent? What characters fit into each category? How do the characters on the insanity side try to move towards sanity? Use specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
A theme in the novel is the idea of redemption. How does the story highlight this idea? How does the story move towards redemption? What do the main characters do to complete the task of attaining redemption? Use specific examples from the text.
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