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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lore overhear on the train?
2. How does Jochen die?
3. What is it about Micha's school that angers him?
4. Which character gives up their own bed for the children to sleep on?
5. What are the conversations like between Micha and Luise?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe post-war Germany's political state and how this affects every day civilian life. How do the zones make a difference? The rations and occupation of soldiers from enemy states?
Essay Topic 2
The novel touches upon lots of judgments and racism. Compare and contrast generational differences to these issues. How do the Omas feel? How do children of the veterans feel? Grandchildren?
Essay Topic 3
Micha ends his story with a visit to Oma's with Dilan. Why is it significant, not just in Micha's story, but also for the entire novel, that there is a relationship between Oma and the great-grandchild? What does this represent in regards to love and the consequences of war?
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