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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. One day, someone asks Papillon if Maturette is ___________________.
2. What is Papillon's extraordinary change in character?
3. What do Papillon and the others encounter a few days after their journey?
4. What precious stones do the prisoners find?
5. How long is Papillon to live in the rural area to complete his deal?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Papillon's escape attempt with a man named Romeo Salvida and how the insane asylum is a critical part of the plan?
2. What happens to the three prisoners who come to Papillon with the plan for a revolt at Royale prison?
3. How does Carbonieri die and what rule of survival does Papillon say that Carbonieri failed to uphold?
4. What are the terms of Papillon's being set free?
5. Why does Papillon initiate a new escape plan and who does he enlist to help him?
6. What reasons can Papillon give for Sylvain's demise and what selfish thought does Papillon harbor then?
7. 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?
8. 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?
9. How does the war play a part in Papillon's rescue?
10. Describe Papillon's rescue by the torpedo ship.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of disappointment. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience disappointment and then cite an example to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one theme in the book. Identify at least two themes in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 3
PAPILLON is a classic loss-and-renewal story. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category? Explain.
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