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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Gilberte?
2. What was Proust excellent at arranging for everyone else except for himself?
3. How long does it take for the narrator in "In Search of Lost Time" to grow bored with his new interest?
4. What did Proust himself have a wide variety of?
5. What did Proust strive to find within his writing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Proust viewed cliched and trite expressions and why he feels as strongly as he does about them.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss and explain the relationship and connection Proust had with author John Ruskin and how his work helped shape Proust's view of writing, reading and himself as an author.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the real artist Jean-Baptiste Chardin to Proust's fictional character, Elstir, in "In Search of Lost Time".
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