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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. How does H.H. react to the whistling he hears in Part IV?
2. How longs does H.H. say it has been since he saw the traveler who disappeared on the journey east?
3. What does Lukas say he finally was able to accomplish?
4. What do the man who live on the third floor do sometimes?
5. How does the man H.H. follows feel about dogs, birds, and cats?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Part IV, what relationship does the person H.H. has been talking to have with Necker?
2. How does H.H. describe the person who comes out of the building he watches in Part IV?
3. In Part IV, how does H.H. feel as he and the person he has been speaking with part ways?
4. How does Lukas help H.H. in his search for Leo in part III?
5. What happens when the whistling stops at the beginning of Part IV?
6. Explain what H.H. says happens to the journey in Part III.
7. What does H.H. do as the person who exits the building passes by him in Part IV?
8. Why is Lukas able to succeed with his story while H.H. fails in Part III?
9. What does H.H. say of the friendship he is seeking with the person he has been speaking to in Part IV?
10. What do Lukas and his circle of friends say in Part III about H.H.'s expedition?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The narrator says in Part I that generations try to suppress what previous generations have done. What does he say generations will recall about horrible things they endured? What does he seem to be referring to? Is there a particular character he might be speaking of? If so, who and why?
Essay Topic 2
In Part III, H.H. visits his friend Lukas who has written a book about the World War. What does H.H. wish to gain from the meeting? What is Lukas' original reaction to H.H.'s request? How does Lukas opinion change later in Part III?
Essay Topic 3
In Part I, the narrator suggests the reader cannot really comprehend his story. What reasons does he give? Who does he agree with and what is said that he finds to be true? Who are the only ones he thinks can believe or understand his tale? Do you agree with H.H.'s beliefs and concerns about the reader's ability to understand? Explain your answer and include if you have ever had difficulty understanding a book due to lack of experience contained in the topic.
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