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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. "Those, whom nothing could have prevented from stopping to look at him ________, raced past with long strides."
2. What does a passing father occasionally stop and point out to his children?
3. Why is the artist's troubled spirit all the more troubled?
4. What does the artist do, causing general alarm, in his rages?
5. Contrary to people's regard, the hunger artist states that he could do what if given the opportunity at the circus?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What other figures in history have had famous fasts? Why? How does the hunger artist's fast compare to these?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the major and minor conflicts in the story. Which are internal? Which are external?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of the impresario. What is his appearance? What are this character's actions and objectives in the story?
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