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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. Who leaves out of anger after Chris and Andrei argue over Zionism in Part One, Chapter 5?
2. How does the relationship between Wolf and Rachel change in Part 2, Chapter 21?
3. Where is Christopher Di Monte living when the book opens?
4. What is Rabbi Solomon able to obtain from Max Kleperman?
5. What do Deborah, Brandel, and others do in preparation for total German occupation?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Gabriela Rak initially described to readers?
2. Describe what occurs between Wolf and Rachel in Part 2, Chapter 21.
3. Who are Christopher De Monti and Ervin Rosenblum, and how do they know one another?
4. How does Wolf get caught by the Gestapo, and what is arranged for his release?
5. How does Gabriela react when Andrei does not immediately return in Chapter 11 & 12?
6. Why does Andrei refuse to marry Gabriela?
7. How does Deborah view her relationship with Chris?
8. How does Brandel show that he trusts Rabbi Solomon? With what does Solomon respond?
9. Who in the novel keeps a journal, and why?
10. When it becomes clear in Part 3 that a new contact on the Aryan side is needed, who is selected and how does Andrei feel about it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Minor characters are those who are not the primary focus of the story, but help drive the plot that is following the main character. Select three of the minor characters below to explain their significance to the plot. In other words, why does the author include these characters at all?
• Simon Eden
• Emanuel Goldman
• David Zemba
Essay Topic 2
What is the purpose of the journals kept throughout the novel? Who writes in them, and what information is recorded? Why are the journals considered so important? To what lengths do the characters go in order to protect or try to locate the journals?
Essay Topic 3
Mila 18 contains many conflicts, both internal and external. Select at least three types of conflict below and explain where and how they appear in Mila 18.
• Man against Man
• Man against Nature
• Man against Himself
• Man against God
• Man against Society
• Man caught in the Middle
• Man & Woman
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