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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. According to Levi, what were people who were denied freedom in a place where freedom was considered a right expected to do?
2. How do young people refer to the SS?
3. What does Levi call the daily rituals of the lager?
4. Which of the following is NOT a way in which Levi thinks that the crimes were punished?
5. Levi corresponds with Hety S. of Wiesbaden for approximately how many years?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were prisoners ordered to take their valuables with them on their journey to the lager?
2. Why does Levi agree with Amery that believers had an easier time in the lager?
3. Who were counted at roll calls?
4. Levi considers the violence perpetrated by the Nazis to have been useless except for one thing. What was it?
5. What happened in the roll call when a prisoner was missing?
6. Why is Levi interested in corresponding with H.L., the student from Bavaria?
7. List some examples of the violence that stems from World War II.
8. Summarize Levi's response to Dr. T.H. of Hamburg.
9. How did Levi feel after he kicked Elias?
10. What does Levi think about Amery's definition of an intellectual?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many survivors, Levi included, tell their stories so that the world can learn from their experience. We know that genocide has happened since World War II in different parts of the world. Analyze the extent to which you think hearing survivors' stories helps prevent another atrocity.
Essay Topic 2
How did the treatment of prisoners change over the course of the war? What happened as the Nazis began to suffer defeats on the battlefields?
Essay Topic 3
This is a book that has more than one theme. In your mind, what is the main theme of the book? Discuss how it is explored throughout the book.
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