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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what writing does Camus think the "real greatness of Proust lies"?
2. In Part 5, murder is what or it is nothing?
3. According to Camus in Part 4, what does the American novel reject?
4. What is historical revolution's demand, according to Part 3?
5. According to Part 3, a revolution based on what kills God in His representative on Earth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several references to love and its power in the essay. Write a response exploring the role of love in the essay. How does love influence a rebellion or revolution? How is love changed by rebellion? Use specific references to the text in the response.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
As the essay comes to a close, Camus references the impact of moderation and excess on rebellion and its successes (or lack thereof). Write a response exploring the influence of moderation and excess on rebellion. What does Camus mean by moderation? What does he want moderated? How does moderation help or hurt rebellion? How does excess help or hurt rebellion? Use specific references to the text in the response.
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