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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ramona mean by "riches of life"?
2. Who says, "Genius cannot let the world be"?
3. What kind of music does Ramona play?
4. Where does Herzog see June?
5. Where does Ramona invite Herzog?
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 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 3
A main goal for the characters in Herzog is to find truth and balance. Do any of the characters succeed at this discovery? Explain how three of the following characters (Herzog, Valentine, Phoebe, Daisy, Madeleine, Ramona) work to pursue the discovery of truth and balance. How does each character go about his/her pursuit? Is the character successful or not? Why? Use specific examples from the text.
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