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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what country is Kopp considered a criminal?
2. What does Orwell say has returned to Barcelona?
3. What rank is Benjamin promoted to in Chapter 12?
4. What kind of enthusiasm does Orwell say is now flagging?
5. Why is Smilie arrested at the border?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the rumors surrounding the attack on the telephone exchange?
2. What does Orwell think about the Communist tactics in Chapter 10?
3. Why does Orwell want to start fighting in Madrid?
4. How do Orwell and his wife get back to England?
5. How do the government troops defuse the situation in Barcelona?
6. Why is visiting Kopp dangerous?
7. Why does Orwell decide the Spanish Civil War is still important?
8. Why does fighting break out in Barcelona at the beginning of Chapter 10?
9. How are POUM members having problems in Chapter 13?
10. What is the Sanatorium Maurin?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of Orwell's previous books and contrast it with HOMAGE TO CATALONIA in terms of the following;
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following groups and state their political ideology and involvement in the Spanish Civil War.
3. The Popular Army.
4. The Civil guards.
Essay Topic 3
Why does Orwell's opinion of Communists change during his time in Spain? How did Orwell express his dislike for Communism in his later years?
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