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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 3, what is one of the limits of man's existence?
2. Camus says in Part 3 that every revolutionary ends by becoming one of what two things?
3. According to Part 3, what does honor lay in?
4. What does Camus say people become intimates of at the "climax of contemporary tragedy"?
5. According to Camus in Part 5, rebellion has become the excuse for a new variety of what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several references throughout the essay on the importance of the individual and avoiding anti-individuality. Write a response exploring the importance of the individual on rebellion. How does keeping the individual in mind help a rebellion? What happens when actions become anti-individuality? Use specific references to the text in the response.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Camus makes several references throughout the essay to "All or Nothing." Write a response exploring this idea. What does Camus mean by "All or Nothing"? What other philosophers agree and support this idea? Use specific references to the text in the response.
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