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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. With what is the woman obsessed?
2. While the guests are gone, about what does Vogel confront Lionheart?
3. How is the language in this section?
4. The couple looks at photographs of the soldier's family, and while the woman is drawn to Freud, about whom does the soldier seem concerned?
5. With whom does the couple fall in love?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Lionheart believe it is best for everyone to discuss the unusual events at the hotel?
2. Describe two of the first post cards describing an afternoon on a yacht.
3. What is known about the young woman?
4. What happens when the woman dreams she is a figurehead?
5. What destruction does the storm cause?
6. Describe the post cards that tell of more general events.
7. From the mountain the man points out what he believes to be parachutists, but what does the couple discover?
8. What traumatic events does Freud believe relate to the flood and fire hallucination?
9. How does one know with what the woman is obsessed?
10. Describe the corsetiere, the priest, and the chef.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Lisa has the ability to predict the future.
Part 1) Give two examples from the book of accurate predictions.
Part 2) What is the connection between her obsessions with sex, death, and pregnancy and real life events?
Part 3) Does Freud believe she can predict the future? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Lisa becomes close friends with Vera.
Part 1) Describe Vera.
Part 2) What are the circumstances under which Lisa meets Vera?
Part 3) What events significantly impact Vera's life? How?
Essay Topic 3
The camp is a vision of the afterlife.
Part 1) Who is in this afterlife with Lisa?
Part 2) How would you envision the afterlife?
Part 3) Compare and contrast your vision of the afterlife with the vision of the afterlife in the book.
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