American Subversive Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Aidan's mother live?

2. What is in the bottom of the duffel bag in a plastic bag?

3. Why does Touche suddenly refuse to be involved in the search for Paige?

4. What kind of computer does Aidan have as the story opens?

5. Where is Paige in the photo Aidan has of her on Fisher's Island?

Short Essay Questions

1. When Paige wakes the morning after Keith makes a pass at her and finds him gone, why does she believe she can't simply walk away from the plan?

2. How did Derrick Franklin create his blogging business and what does it mean for Aidan?

3. Describe the conversation between Touche and Aidan before leaving for Fisher's Island and why does it make Aidan nervous?

4. How does Lindsay get the message across to Paige that she's in love with Keith and that Paige is to keep her distance?

5. What is Touche's reaction when Aidan says he's going to Waitsfield?

6. What is the basic information Aidan gets from the article he reads about Indigo Holdings on his way to his mother's house?

7. Describe the hotel where Aidan stays when he's looking for Paige.

8. Why does Aidan say he's writing his story?

9. Briefly describe what Aidan reveals about his parents?

10. Why does Keith say bombing TCI's CEO is not worth their effort?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is an "Action" as referred to by the members of the activist group? Describe the action against Indigo Holdings. Compare that with the proposal by Keith for an Action against the power plant and the N3 Action. Which of the three is most in keeping with the group's mission? Why? Why do the others come up at all? Is the N3 Action successful on any level?

Essay Topic 2

Simon Krauss was a member of a group with members known as "weathermen." Describe the group and their activities. What does Simon reveal about the organization? Does his description seem reasonable?

Essay Topic 3

Who is Keith Sutton? Lindsay? Paige? Simon? What are their roles in the bombing of the Indigo Holdings? What is the outcome of that Action? What is the impression each has of their success of that Action?

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