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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. What is along the back of the room that Desiderio and the Count are taken to in the brothel in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler?
2. Where is Albertina put to work in Chapter 7, Lost in Nebulous Time?
3. In Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler, Desiderio is offered a ride by how many men?
4. What do the pirates in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa worship?
5. Desiderio wonders in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler if the Count is who in disguise?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the centaurs conclude of Albertina and Desiderio in the end of Chapter 7, Lost in Nebulous Time?
2. What does Albertina explain to Desiderio about the machines in Chapter 7, Lost in Nebulous Time? Where are the couple in this chapter?
3. What leads to the Count and Desiderio being imprisoned on the ship in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa?
4. How does Desiderio kill Dr. Hoffman and Albertina in the end of Chapter 8, The Castle?
5. What does the tribal chief order done to the Count and his companions in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa?
6. How does the Count save his companions in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa?
7. What do the centaurs do to Albertina and Desiderio in Chapter 7, Lost in Nebulous Time after taking them to their village?
8. Where do Desiderio's traveling companions stop to eat in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler? What does he conclude of the Count?
9. What does the Count do upon spotting a brothel in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler?
10. What does Albertina show Desiderio on the castle grounds in Chapter 8, The Castle? What is his reaction?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of "identity" as it applies to the character of Albertina in the narrative. How do Albertina and her various disguises represent this theme?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the characters of the Count and Lafleur in the narrative. What is Desiderio's impression of each of these men? How does he meet them?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss the motif of cannibalism in the narrative. What is the symbolic meaning of the examples of cannibalism in the story? How does it relate to the novel's themes?
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