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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 calledThe 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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