KING EDWARD VII SCHOOL, SHEFFIELD

6 Sc1B
July 1964

The Trial

(1/4 hr. )
Answer questions 1, 4, and 11, and at least 9 others.
1.      Select one of the following alternatives:
"The Trial" is (a) a romance (b) a detective story (c) a play (d) a novel (e) an anti-novel
(f) a documentary (g) a satire (h) a lark.
 
2.      What is the first word in chapter VI (or VII) ?

3.      How far did you get? Why not further ? (Marks will not be given for improbability)

4.      Select one of the following alternatives:
Your chief feeling while reading "The Trial" was (a) remorse (b anger (c) disgust (d) indigestion
(e) intoxication (f) suffocation (g) fear (h) bewilderment
 
5.      Why do you think Kafka wrote The Trial ?
 
6.      Do you think Kafka wrote The Trial ?

7.      Why didn't you answer question 5 correctly 7

8.      "Ostensible acquittal doesn't seem to appeal to you" said the painter.
Explain this remark with reference to the content.
 
9.      Does The Trial pose any moral problems?

10.  What are they ?

11.  Select one of the following alternatives:
Anyone who does not find the Trial immediately intelligible is (a) a square (b) honest (c) a genius (d) like you
(e) a Daily Express reader (f) a rocker (g) unlikely to become Prime Minister.

12.  Why haven't you answered this question yet?

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