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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What message did Bertrand get when he returned home?
2. Who are the Starzynskis?
3. What does Bamber offer Julia?
4. What do the DuFaures insist to the police?
5. What does Julia attend at rue Nélaton?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Julia Jaramond is an American who has spent twenty-five years in France, and Sarah Starzynski is a Polish Jew living in Paris. Describe the importance, in "Sarah's Key", of nationality and home. Who feels 'at home' and how are these characters different from characters who have a different relationship with place?
Essay Topic 2
Where is the climax of this book? Are there different climaxes? What questions does each climax resolve? What questions does each climax leave unanswered?
Essay Topic 3
Evaluate your own reading of 'Sarah's Key'--did you resist it, or were you compelled by the story? What does your reading tell you about yourself and your interests? Use specific examples from the book to describe yourself as a reader.
This section contains 1,120 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)