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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. What does H.H. say the man he follows dedicates himself to?
2. What does Lukas say H.H. keeps coming back to?
3. When the person learns H.H. has given up something special, what does he say it is because of?
4. What does the man H.H. follows say about the League?
5. What does H.H. do as the man he follows walks away?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Lukas and his circle of friends say in Part III about H.H.'s expedition?
2. As Part IV opens, how does H.H. respond to whistling he hears from a house where Leo might live?
3. What is H.H.'s reaction to the possibility of finding Leo in Part III?
4. In Part IV, what does the person in the park say to H.H. about people who give up their abilities and ambitions?
5. In Part IV what does the person say when H.H. pleads for recognition?
6. How does H.H. describe the person who comes out of the building he watches in Part IV?
7. What happens when H.H. approaches the person he has followed to a park in Part IV?
8. How does Lukas help H.H. in his search for Leo in part III?
9. What is the person's impression of H.H. as they converse in the park in part IV?
10. What does H.H.'s friend Lukas do for a living?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
As the story ends, H.H. is interrupted in his task at the archives and told the League is going to place a judgment on him. What is revealed to him about the President? What is the judgment on H.H., and how does it help explain episodes that occurred in Parts III and IV concerning Leo and the League? Do you think H.H.'s trial and judgment are an allegory of life? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
At the beginning of Part I, the narrator says he has not seen any existence of the League for a long time, nor any of its members. What reason does he give for this later in Part I? What does he say happens to those who leave the League? Explain.
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