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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Kovály able to communicate with Margolius after his arrest?
2. Who is Merenka?
3. After the power change in 1956, what do soviet satellite nations begin to do?
4. How do Kovály's neighbors treat her after Margolius' arrest?
5. Whose permission does Kovály require in order to obtain the document she needs to arrange her life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the conclusion of the memoir "Under A Cruel Star." What happens at the end of the story? Is it a happy ending? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the writer's purpose for writing "Under A Cruel Star." What does she wish to convey to the reader?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the Iron Curtain. What is the Iron Curtain? What does the Iron Curtain have to do with Czechoslovakia? Does it affect Kovály directly? If so, how?
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