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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who takes charge of the funeral and getting Christine to the hospital?
2. Why is Christine afraid when she wakes to find Claude not in the bed with her?
3. How does Christine begin to resent Jacques?
4. Why do Sandoz and Claude not go into the Café Baudequin that night?
5. What is the irony of Sandoz's new house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on the topic of Art and Art Dealers. The essay topics should include (1) Naudet who could tell which artists could make him money but had no idea about which artist could become a great painter; (2) Bongrand's accusation that art had been reduced to francs, and (3) Malgras who recognized good art but resorted to cheating the artists.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on the topic, The Past Cannot Be Recaptured. Using the things Claude and Sandoz see in the country, the essay should explain Zola's statement, "The past was but the cemetery of our illusions: one simply stubbed one's toes on the gravestones."
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on the topic of contradictory moral values during the 19th century. Use Henriette and Christine versus Irma and Mathilde to point out these contradictions. Be sure to include how Christine manages to maintain her moral character even though she lives many years with Claude before they are married. Also include how Irma is tolerated in polite society whereas Christine is the subject of gossip and condemnation.
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