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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Camus in Part 5, what is the only way a rebel can reconcile himself with committing murder?
2. What does Camus say is the homage the "malignant recluse finally pays to the brotherhood of man" in Part 3?
3. According to Camus in Part 5, rebellion has become the excuse for a new variety of what?
4. What is historical revolution's demand, according to Part 3?
5. Camus states in Part 5 that there is nothing in common between what two people?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At one point in the middle of the essay, Camus discusses totality and its central tenets as it relates to an idealized revolution. Write a response exploring the idea of totality and its central tenets. What is totality? How does Camus interpret totality? Is it positive or negative? Use specific references to the text in the response.
Essay Topic 2
For Camus, Hitler plays a dual role in illustrating the successes and failures in rebellion. Write a response explaining Camus' interpretation of Hitler and his regime in further understanding rebellion and revolution. How does Hitler succeed? How does he fail? Use specific references to the text in the response.
Essay Topic 3
Camus spends a great deal of time discussing metaphysical rebellion. Write a response exploring this type of rebellion. What does Camus mean by metaphysical rebellion? What is metaphysical rebellion? How does metaphysical rebellion turn into revolution? Use specific references to the text in the response.
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