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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does his anger make Herzog feel capable of?
2. Of what does Valentine remind Herzog?
3. Of what does the day remind Herzog?
4. What does Daisy's mother thinks she does for a living?
5. Where does Ramona invite Herzog?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Herzog's letters are a main focal point of the novel. What does the reader learn through these letters? How do the letters give insight into Herzog's character? Why does Herzog write the letters? Are the letters beneficial to him? Why doesn't he ever send any of the letters? Use specific examples to support the essay.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The beginning and ending scenes/chapters of the novel mirror each other. Compare and contrast the opening chapter of Herzog with the last chapter. How is this technique relevant to the story? Why has the author decided to take this approach?
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