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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. In Section 3, what type of art does Florian remember that Hitler wanted to create?
2. In Section 3, where is the Gustloff going to be sailing to?
3. In Section 4, how many refugees did Alfred's superior estimate were left in the port when the ship pulled anchor?
4. In Section 4 when Emilia feels sea sick, what does Joana do for her?
5. In Section 3, how many pieces of art does Florian remember Dr. Lange telling him would be transferred from Poland to Germany?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Section 3 as Joana leaves the movie house with Emilia, what does she see as she walks toward the ship?
2. What does Alfred do to a child's toy and why when he collapses in the music room after vomiting with seasickness in Section 4?
3. In Section 4, what does Florian think might help him leave the ship without getting arrested?
4. In Section 3, how does Emilia describe her mother's death?
5. What does Alfred do when a sailor tells him to get a coat if he can find one?
6. What happens to Alfred?
7. In Section 4, why does Joana say that she is a murderer?
8. In Section 4, what does Joana see and feel at 9:15 p.m.
9. In Section 4, who springs into action in the maternity ward after the torpedo hits?
10. In Section 4, what interrupts the music that plays on the ships speaker's and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many of the characters experience one or more disasters. How does disaster affect various characters, and how does disaster reveal character?
Essay Topic 2
The characters in the novel are concerned about survival. Why are the characters focused on survival, and how does that focus leave no room for friendships or anything else that is not essential?
Essay Topic 3
Emilia comes to see her child as a symbol of hope and a future. How does Halinka represent hope and a future?
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