Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Klemperer believe will defeat the Nazis' anti-Semitism?
2. ___________ worries consume Klemperer in nearly every diary entry of 1936.
3. Klemperer often deplores ____________ who knowingly support the Hitler government.
4. Hitler proclaims compulsory ______________.
5. When Klemperer's youngest sister, Wally Sussman, dies, in what city is the funeral held?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what part of 1940 does the expansion in scope of the war become particularly marked?
2. What country's civil war is still ongoing throughout 1937?
3. For what kinds of property issues do the Klemperers find themselves harassed by the city during 1937?
4. What is Victor Klemperer's theory of German national characteristics?
5. During a trip to Berlin, what does Klemperer learn that encourages him?
6. To what does Klemperer compare the politicized and specialized language of the Third Reich?
7. In 1937, what is the conclusion that Klemperer draws about Hitler and the resilience of the Nazis?
8. What were one of the requirements of Palestine's immigration policies that made it difficult for Jews to emigrate there?
9. Klemperer spends time during 1939 considering the relationship between Jews and the historic German nation. What is his conclusion?
10. In 1933, how does Klemperer find the German political situation?
Using examples from the text, analyze and explain why the poor economic climate in the early 1930s helped facilitate the Nazi Party's rise to power in Germany.
Using the text, analyze and explain whether or not the "long view" of events Klemperer presents in his 1941 diary entries shows that he has become resigned to his, and Germany's, situation under Nazism.
Compare and contrast the following two concepts:
a) Klemperer's 1938 conclusion that Hitler is a political genius and that the viable existence of German Jews is decidedly short-lived
b) Klemperer's previous years' conclusions about Hitler, the viability of the Nazi Party, and the existence of German Jews.
Use the text to support your arguments.
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