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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. According to Roon, what month should the Germans have attacked London?
2. With whom is Rhoda having an affair?
3. What does Victor whimsically ask to buy from E.J. Tillet?
4. What news does Natalie send Byron in a telegram in Part 3?
5. What regret does Natalie have after her father's death?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Pamela affect Victor's relationship with Rhoda?
2. Describe the unique dinner party hosted by Wolf Stoller.
3. What difficulty does Roosevelt face when considering how to help the British defend themselves against the Germans?
4. What concern does Warren have over Madeline's relationship with Bozey?
5. Why do Warren and Janice move their wedding date?
6. What difficulty does Aaron have with his passport?
7. What project does Victor undertake with 35 surplus Navy planes?
8. How is the Henry family affected by the bombing of Pearl Harbor?
9. How does Natalie's plan to help Aaron with his passport troubles anger Byron?
10. What new technology does E.J. Tillet share with Victor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the symbolism of Aaron's passport. Compare his initial reaction to the inconvenience his passport causes to the desperation with which later he strives for its renewal. What does Natalie's willingness to help Aaron symbolize? What does the passport symbolize to both Jewish and American characters?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the different perspectives that characters have of the conflict based on their nationality. Which perspectives are predominant in the novel? What role does perspective play in motivating the action of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
What influence does social class have on the characters in the novel? How does the war affect social class? What risks are characters willing to take to preserve or gain social status?
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