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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What, according to Herzog, is hatred?
2. When is Asphalter supposed to pick up June?
3. Where is the key Herzog needs?
4. What did Herzog take the last time he visited Taube?
5. Who is George Hoberly?
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
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
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.
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