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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Vati wish for concerning his family's connection to World War II?
2. What are the SS men doing in the photos displayed in the museum Micha visits?
3. What does Micha bring back for Elena?
4. What is Kolesnik's role during the war?
5. Whose grave does Micha visit?
Essay Topic 1
Helmut listens to the radio for Germany's progress. At the same time, he notices an emptying of Berlin. The two are correlated, but it is a mystery to Helmut. What is the correlation and what makes it difficult for Helmut to see how the victories abroad are tied to the city's emptiness?
Essay Topic 2
Elena notes that for her love of a murderer her punishment is having no children. Detail why Elena might feel she should be punished for her husband's action. How is love and punishment related?
Essay Topic 3
The truth can be an ugly thing. Whether the truth is fresh or many years past, some will deny it and some will accept it. Write about how the characters either search for the truth or deny it. What are the consequences of each?
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