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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When he is led back into the courtroom, what does Meursault notice?

2. What is Meursault looking for when he finds the Arab man lying near the water?

3. When Meursault tells the guard about the things that he misses, what does the guard say?

4. How does Meursault answer the question of why he hesitated before firing four more shots into the Arab's body?

5. What blinds Meursault before he shoots the Arab?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

There is a significant portion of time spent talking about Salamano's dog. Write an essay explaining the symbolism and meaning of the dog in the novel.

Essay Topic 2

Select a physical setting from the novel, for example the cafe, the beach, etc. Then, explore the significance of the setting. How do the details of this setting contribute to plot and/or character development?

Essay Topic 3

Meursault travels to his mother's funeral at the beginning of the novel. After that, most of his movement is confined to a small area, especially in prison. Write an essay explaining how movement and lack of movement influence the character and plot development.

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