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Sarah's Key Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Tatiana de Rosnay
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the father do when the girl falls ill?



2. What is the girl's father's occupation?



3. Who do the girl and her mother see in the street?



4. How does the girl spend her time at the new location?



5. What do the police tell the people?



Short Essay Questions

1. What does Julia decide to do about her pregnancy and her marriage?



2. Describe the conditions at Beaune-la-Rolande.



3. What happens when William Rainsferd shows up at Julia's apartment?



4. What clue remains unexplored even after Julia finds out that Sarah died?



5. What is in Sarah's diary?



6. What does Julia learn from Sarah's wedding announcement?



7. What does the narrator say Julia is troubled by?



8. What does Franck Lévy show Julia, and what does it make her feel?



9. What restrictions have the Jews had to obey under the Vichy government?



10. Describe Julia interaction with Eduard.



Essay Topics

Debate the proposition that the parallel de Rosnay draws between the end of a woman's marriage and the death of a child's little brother in the Holocaust is offensive and demeaning to the experience of those who died in Europe in the 1940s. Or is it a way of honoring the depth of human emotion?

Write an evaluative review of "Sarah's Key". What is this book's place in culture? What are its uses? Who is its audience? What are its limitations?

What are the traits that distinguish characters like Gaspard DuFaure, William Rainsferd and Julia Jaramond from the others? How do these characters typically get along with the others? What allows them to take things seriously that the other characters do not want to talk about?

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