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In the Penal Colony

In the Penal Colony

by Franz Kafka

In the Penal Colony: At Sea Colony True or False

1. What is the machine that is to be used as the method of execution called→The apparatus
2. What has the explorer been sent to do?→Observe the execution
3. What does the machine do?→Reads Tolkein’s Silmarillion from cover to cover, effectively boring the victim to death
4. In the world of this story, what happens when someone is accused of a crime?→They have all of their Shmoints taken away from them
5. Which commandment applies to the condemned man?→Honor thy superiors

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