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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. In "Flight," the Landauers begin their drive toward the airport, but notice that many of the roads are ______.
2. What word means to be unfaithful in guarding, maintaining, or fulfilling?
3. In "Storm," Stahl is furious because Hana has not _________.
4. One of the pictures that Hana gives Zdenka in "Confession" shows Tomas tightly holding hands with whom?
5. Whom does Liesel dream of constantly in "Dissolution"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is taken off the train in "Ocean"? What does Viktor do to try to assuage the situation?
2. Describe the photographs Hana shows Zdenka in "Confession." What does Hana confess in this chapter?
3. What is metaphorical about the story told in "Ondine"? How does this myth relate to Tomas?
4. Describe the reunion between the Landauers and Rainer von Abt in "Rainer." Where is the architect working now?
5. What information does Lanik reveal about the Landauers in "Lanik"?
6. Describe the character of Tomas. How does Tomas relate to Viktor?
7. What causes the train with the Landauers to stop in "Ocean"?
8. What takes place in the line outside the train in "Ocean"?
9. Where is the Landauer family in the chapter titled "Exile"? What does Liesel begin to notice in this chapter?
10. What does Hana reveal in her letter to Liesel in "Leaving"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe, analyze, and discuss the character of Lanik in the novel. What does Lanik represent symbolically? How is he related to the Landauer family?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and discuss the actions in "Love" and "Ecstasy." What are the motivations of each of the characters and how do they go about achieving their aims?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the setting of Marienbad and discuss the theme of adultery in the novel. How does the term "progressive" apply to both Viktor's lifestyle and his aesthetic?
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