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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What must be subdued for Christians and Marxists, according to Part 3?
2. According to Camus in Part 3, what is one choosing when one chooses history?
3. What does Camus think the methods of thought that claim to lead the world into revolution have become in Part 3?
4. According to Part 3, revolution is condemned to renounce what?
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
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.
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 discusses the stories and myths of the ancient Greeks, particularly the story of Prometheus. Write a response explaining the relevance of Prometheus' story. How does this story connect to rebellion and revolution? Why does Camus think the story is important? Use specific references to the text in the response.
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