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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. Where is Sarah?
2. What does Sarah find when she gets back to her apartment?
3. Where does Julia go to meet the person Mara Rainsferd gave her contact info for?
4. What does Bertrand propose to Julia?
5. What hits home for Julia Jaramond when she sees a photo of Sarah?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Julia's pregnancy affect her feelings about Sarah's history?
2. What are the contents of the letter Gaspard DuFaure gives Julia?
3. What does Franck Lévy tell Julia Jaramond about the Tézacs' apartment?
4. What point in the development of the plot does this moment signify?
5. What decision does Julia change her mind about?
6. What does the narrator say Julia is troubled by?
7. Describe Sarah's return to her apartment.
8. What does Franck Lévy show Julia, and what does it make her feel?
9. What is Julia's state of mind as she plans to travel to Tuscany?
10. Describe Rachel's arrest at the DuFaures'.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
How are Julia's pregnancy and her search for Sarah related? Is the pregnancy--and Bertrand's opposition to it--an opportunity for her to look into Sarah's story? Is Sarah's story a counterweight to balance her discomfort about her marriage?
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