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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. To what do Papillon and his cohorts tie up when arriving at the country in #167?
2. The new warden asks Papillon not to attempt an escape for ________________ and then the warden would be gone.
3. Papillon points out that there are male prisoners living _______________________.
4. What tires Papillon soon while living in the location in #164?
5. How many years of solitary confinement does Papillon receive for killing the man in #116?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the war play a part in Papillon's rescue?
2. What is Papillon's sole concern upon being rescued and where is he taken?
3. What is a "Lisette" and who agrees to accompany Papillon on his next escape attempt?
4. How much of his eight-year sentence does Papillon end up serving?
5. Where does Papillon and Carbonieri bury the raft pieces during the time they are working on it and what is the method they are going to use to keep the raft afloat?
6. What is the fishing village where Papillon and his cohorts live and where do the police eventually take them?
7. Where does Papillon land after a departure from Georgetown?
8. What ill fate does Sylvain come to during the escape attempt with Papillon?
9. How does Papillon know that the revolt at the Royale prison has taken place and how does Papillon intervene to get the situation calmed down with the warden?
10. How does Carbonieri die and what rule of survival does Papillon say that Carbonieri failed to uphold?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Charriere was a master at dramatic devices. Choose an example of symbolism, metaphors, and irony, briefly describe them and identify the technique which they embody.
Essay Topic 2
PAPILLON is a classic loss-and-renewal story. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Freedom takes on an almost human persona in this book. What was the source of the passion for freedom? How pervasive were the attempts to achieve freedom? What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
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