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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. How does Ulrich respond to Arnheim's offer in Chapter 121?
2. What do Ulrich and Arnheim decide regarding Moosbrugger in Chapter 121?
3. During the protests in Chapter 120, Arnheim is viewed as a representative of what country?
4. What is Diotima's reaction when Ulrich discusses the relationship between herself and Arnheim in Chapter 101?
5. It is revealed in Chapter 116 that Arnheim is working for whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information does Gerda gain in Chapter 119, and how?
2. What is said about the Kakanians in Chapter 108?
3. What is Count Leinsdorf concerned about in Chapter 107?
4. What happens to Bonadea in Chapter 115?
5. What is the author trying to demonstrate through Ulrich and Gerda's actions in Chapter 119?
6. What do Diotima and Ulrich discuss in Chapter 101?
7. What changes in Chapter 117 for Rachel?
8. What is the status of Diotima and Arnheim's relationship in Chapter 105?
9. What do Walter and Clarisse fight about in Chapter 118?
10. What do Ulrich and Arnheim say about Moosbrugger in Chapter 121?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ulrich and General Stumm have several conversations about the subjective value of intellect. Why does General Stumm value intellect so highly? Why does Ulrich feel that he values it too highly? Do you agree? Is there any objective way to determine the value of intellect?
Essay Topic 2
This novel was written in the early 20th century, yet many of its themes are still pertinent in today's society. How would today's readers interpret some of these issues differently? What are some significant changes that have occurred since the novel was written which would affect the way readers interpret it? What are some ideas or themes which are no longer relevant, and why aren't they?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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