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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. Where does General Stumm take Ulrich, in Chapter 100?
2. How does Diotima's husband feel about the revelations regarding Arnheim in Chapter 116?
3. How is the Collateral Campaign viewed as of Chapter 116?
4. According to the author in Chapter 116, what is the main thing that is holding Ulrich back?
5. What is the main interest outsiders seem to show in Moosbrugger, according to the information presented in Chapter 110?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens between Rachel and Soliman in Chapter 104?
2. What changes in Chapter 117 for Rachel?
3. What concept does Arnheim contemplate in Chapter 106, and how does he feel about it?
4. What do Ulrich and Arnheim say about Moosbrugger in Chapter 121?
5. What does the narrator say about children and servants in Chapter 113?
6. What does Diotima do with Count Leinsdorf in Chapter 114?
7. What do Walter and Clarisse fight about in Chapter 118?
8. What idea does Ulrich have at the end of Chapter 120?
9. What is the concept of "diminished responsibility" as outlined in Chapter 111?
10. What does Gerda do with the information she gains in Chapter 119, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ulrich has relationships with several women throughout the course of the novel. Some are platonic, but some are not. How does Ulrich view women? How does he interact with them? What generalizations does he make that affect the way he treats them? Does he treat his female friends differently from his male friends?
Essay Topic 2
Diotima and her husband are at the pinnacle of the middle class, but they are still middle class. Why does she still have the privilege of associating with wealthy people like Arnheim? How does her unique position affect her attitude toward those with whom she associates, and why? How is she viewed by other aristocrats who either have more money, or made it by investing or inheriting it, and not by working for a living?
Essay Topic 3
The author weighs in on the legal status of children and slaves as property of their parents and owners, respectively. Why were these laws put in place? What purpose were they intended to serve? When do these laws fail, and what is done in those cases? How have these laws changed since the book was written, and why? Do you think the author would approve of these changes?
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