Part 1 Final Exam
Choose one essay from each group. Write a one-page response.
Make sure your work is:
Proofread for typos
Submitted by beginning of class on 12:15
Your paragraphs are spaced properly
DO NOT rewrite the question in your response.
Make sure to reference your citations from the book. (Just put the page number in parenthesis.)
Use 12 font
You may submit before the 15th, but once the exam starts, I will not accept any more essays
You may submit your essays separately if you choose.
Group A Choose ONE (1)
A problem isnt finished just because you found the right answer. (The Professor – Chapter 3)
Despite what the Greeks might have thought, zero doesnt disturb the rules of calculation; on the contrary, it brings greater order to them. (The Professor – Chapter 8)
You see, my brother-in-law can never remember you, but he can never forget me (The sister-in-law Chapter 11)
But its not something you can put into words explaining why a formula is beautiful is like trying to explain why stars are beautiful. (The Professor Chapter 1).
Group B Choose ONE (1)
Choose one of the relationships explored in the book. What are the strengths and weaknesses of this relationship? Are there any major turning points in this relationship? How does the relationship change over the course of the story?
Why does the Professor love mathematics so much, and why isnt he overly proud of his mathematical accomplishments?
What is the significance of the final paragraph in Chapter 10? Does it recall am earlier incident in the novel? Explain.
In what ways has the Professor come to influence Roots life? Why do you believe the Professor has been able to influence Root in such a fashion?