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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 preaches a sermon on charity?
2. According to Part 5, ignoring history is the same as denying what?
3. According to Part 4, what is artistic creation a rejection of?
4. According to Camus in Part 5, rebellion has become the excuse for a new variety of what?
5. What does Marx believe people have a nostalgia for, according to Part 4?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the philosophies Camus addresses is absurdism. What is absurdism? How does absurdism influence rebellion and revolution? What is absurdism's role in the essay? Use specific references to the text in the response.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The theme of right and wrong is evident throughout Camus' essay. Explore the theme of right and wrong. What does Camus say is "right"? What does he see as "wrong"? What do other philosophies present in the essay think about what is right and wrong? Use specific references to the text in the response.
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