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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what writer does Nathan compare Anne Frank?
2. Where do people think Anne died?
3. Who does Nathan tell Amy she looks like in Chapter 4?
4. Where is Amy when she finds her father?
5. What disease did most people in the camps die of, according to Amy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lonoff's wife, Hope, is an important element of "The Ghost Writer." Write a response explaining the importance of Hope in the story and the role she plays in the plot. What happens to Hope that affects the other characters in the story? Use specific examples from the story in the response.
Essay Topic 2
In "The Ghost Writer", there is a reference to Henry James' "The Middle Years." Zuckerman comes across the following quote in James' story: "We work in the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art." Write a response exploring the relevance of this quote to the story. What does the quote mean? How does it connect to the book? Use specific references to the text in the response.
Essay Topic 3
In "The Ghost Writer," Zuckerman worships "high art," while Lonoff tends to dismiss it. Write a response exploring the pros and cons of worshiping this "high art." How do the characters demonstrate these pros and cons? Use specific references to the story in the response.
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