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The Trial

The Trial

by Franz Kafka

The Trial: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Trial? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What type of government is criticized?


Totalitarian
Capitalist
Socialist
Republican
Democratic
Q. A state controlled by an authority beyond the law is called


1984ish
Kafkaesque
Big Brother
Powerful
Insipid
Q. The Trial questions justice and the


People
Powerful
Poor
Homeless
Law
Q. Corresponding to Kafka’s vision of an all-encompassing but indifferent society in The Trial is the individual’s intense feelings of ____


Isolation
Individuality
Community
Coercion
Cohesion
Q. Corresponding to general hopelessness is a state of mind that is distracted and exhausted, unable to follow a thought to its reasonable and logical end, unable to formulate a meaningful purpose in life. Which theme is this?


Marriage
Fear
Life, Consciousness
Primitivity
Power
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