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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. Why isn't Ulrich surprised by the relationship that Arnheim and Diotima have?
3. How does Ulrich view Arnheim, according to the information presented in Chapter 112?
4. What do Ulrich and Arnheim talk about in Chapter 121?
5. The people wish that there were a living generation to experience what, according to Chapter 108?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is revealed about Arnheim in Chapter 116?
2. What do Ulrich and Arnheim say about Moosbrugger in Chapter 121?
3. What is happening politically in Chapter 120?
4. What information is given by the General in Chapter 116?
5. What does Gerda do with the information she gains in Chapter 119, and why?
6. What information does Gerda gain in Chapter 119, and how?
7. What happens to Bonadea in Chapter 115?
8. What is Count Leinsdorf concerned about in Chapter 107?
9. What concept does Arnheim contemplate in Chapter 106, and how does he feel about it?
10. What information is presented in Chapter 102 regarding Hans Sepp?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ulrich's relationship with Gerda is a strange one. How do they feel about one another? Why have they never been intimate? Why do they feel sometimes as if they ought to be intimate with one another? What happens when they try to take their relationship to that level, and why? How do other people view their relationship with one another?
Essay Topic 2
At several points in the novel, the author refers to the relationship between humans and nature, which have a profound impact on one another. What impact does man have on nature? And nature on man? Has this relationship changed, since the novel was written? If so, how? Do you think the author would have had the same attitude if he had lived during our time?
Essay Topic 3
The author states that the importance of a book is judged by its sales. Do you agree? What does he mean by a book's "importance"? Does a book have an inherent value that is separate from its economic value? If so, how should that value be measured? Is this situation different now than it was when this book was written?
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