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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. Who does Amery think survive in higher numbers?
2. According to Levi, how should problems be solved?
3. Who became Jean Amery?
4. With whom does Hety S. put Levi in touch?
5. What must align at roll calls?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Levi explain the stereotype of rebellion?
2. Describe the relationship between Amery and Levi after liberation.
3. Why does Levi agree with Amery that believers had an easier time in the lager?
4. Explain why violence is endemic in the Third World.
5. Explain the relationship between Levi and his German publisher and translator.
6. Who does Levi consider responsible for the horrors of the lagers?
7. What happened in the roll call when a prisoner was missing?
8. Describe the overall feeling of the majority of letters Levi receives.
9. Who were counted at roll calls?
10. In Chapter 7, Stereotypes, Levi discusses stereotypes in regard to three aspects of survivor behavior. What are they?
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
"Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
1) Discuss this quote in reference to life during the Nazi era for Jews in the ghettos and lagers.
2) Discuss this quote in reference to Nazi officials and SS guards.
Essay Topic 3
Levi writes this book hoping to receive letters that help him answer the question of whether or not Germans can be understood. Do you think Levi gets his answer? Do you think Germans can be understood for their role in the Holocaust?
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