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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
The will to die is a concept expressed by Kitosch's death and the death of animals in captivity. Does this concept offer hope to Karen herself as a possible escape? Explain why or why not.
Essay Topic 2
"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 3
Blixen demonstrates her indefatigable efforts to save her farm. She relates a story from her youth about a man who overcomes many obstacles to fix a leak in a dam. Compare this story to Karen's own life and explain how it is an allegory for effort and determination.
This section contains 119 words
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