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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part 3, all modern revolutions end in a reinforcement of the power of what?
2. According to Camus in Part 3, Hilter was what in its "purest form"?
3. In Part 3, people who despair about everything can only be provided with faith by what?
4. In Part 5, murder is what or it is nothing?
5. What writer does Camus say the French Revolution "gave birth" to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
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
At the end of the essay, Camus makes references again to whether or not murder is justified, which he first mentions at the beginning of the essay. Write a response exploring the answer to Camus' question: is murder justifiable? How does Camus answer his own question at the end of the essay? In what ways is murder justified? In what ways is it not? How does Camus react? Use specific references to the text in the response.
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