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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Iboya volunteered for _______________.
2. How does Piri describe the conditions at the ghetto?
3. Where was Iboya when the Germans came?
4. What was Iboya's job?
5. Why did Manci need to be picked up?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Where is the climax of this book? Are there different climaxes? What questions does each climax resolve? What questions does each climax leave unanswered?
Essay Topic 2
The idea of the scapegoat as Mr. Shuster describes it gives the goat a ritual importance--what other rituals take place in the book, and how are sins--or blessings--transferred into or out of the community?
Essay Topic 3
To what extent is this merely a story of Piri's self-discovery, in which she learned to pay attention to her own impressions and acquired a knowledge of adult facts like injustice and suffering and the relativity of human ideas? How much is Piri the subject of her own memoir? What other topics compete with herself?
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