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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"I will not let thee go except thou bless me" is quoted in the book. What does this passage mean? How does Karen relate it to her life?
Essay Topic 2
What is romanticism? Idealism? How is old Knudsen a romantic and idealist? Give some examples that support Karen's idea of Knudsen as an idealist and romantic.
Essay Topic 3
Although it is not explicitly stated, Denys and Karen are thought to be lovers. Out of Africa may have caused some controversy in Denmark. Explain how Karen's life, and particularly her relationship with Denys, may have offended the sensibilities of her contemporaries by deviating from the standard mores and what is considered proper behavior.
This section contains 116 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)