The Book Thief Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Markus Zusak
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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. During what month of the year does Max collapse in the basement?

2. How does Hans react to the news that he is going to be drafted to the war?

3. What excuse does Rudy give the shopkeeper when he is caught stealing apples from the market?

4. What does Rosa shout at Liesel for, signaling to her that Max has awoken from his coma?

5. What does the disgruntled card player steal from Hans after their game?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Zusak chooses a very interesting narrator in the voice of Death. First, describe at least two scenes in which Death visits with Liesel. What does the reader learn about Death, and Liesel's relationship with him during these interactions? Do you think Death was an effective narrator for this novel? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Liesel's journey into adulthood can be traced through the books she reads. Choose at least three titles Liesel reads throughout the course of the novel and explain what Liesel learned from each of these texts. Then, explain how the books Liesel reads can trace her growth into adulthood using the three books you've selected as primary examples.

Essay Topic 3

When WWII broke out, the economy in Munich was devastated. First, describe how the Hubermann and Steiner families were directly affected by the failing economy. Then, describe how each family managed to pick themselves up by their bootstraps and survive while surrounded by the abject poverty around them.

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