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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. Jen's father explains that he only works at the Population Police headquarters; he does not agree with what they do. What does he try to do while he's at work?
2. What does Luke agonize over the three days after he refuses to go with Jen to the rally?
3. Why is Jen confident the Government will not find out about her online chat room?
4. What does Luke say when Jen's father asks how Luke found out about Jen?
5. What does Luke suggest that his mother do in Chapter 25?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jen's dad inform Luke that he is now in danger of the Population Police?
2. Why does Luke's father get a letter from the Government for in Chapter 21?
3. Why does Jen purposely cut her hand in Chapter 16?
4. What does Jen do to assure that no Population Police stop her on the way to the rally?
5. How does Luke lull himself into a false sense of security in Chapter 21?
6. Why does Luke feel guilty for eating food that could sustain a pet?
7. What does Luke do to break into Jen's house in Chapter 26?
8. How does Luke answer Jen's father when he asks Luke why he didn't stop Jen from going to the rally?
9. What Government propaganda has Luke's family completely believed in that shocks Jen?
10. What does Jen do with the mirrors in her house to help her see out the windows?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore the theme of seclusion in the novel and how it pertains to Luke's state of mind. What is seclusion? How can it affect a person's state of mind? How does Luke's seclusion make him act? Why can't Luke eat at the kitchen table with his family? How does this add to his seclusion? How does Luke cope with his seclusion?
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 14, Luke meets Jen and his life changes forever. He is amazed by how different her life is from his, even though she is a third child like him. Compare Luke's family with Jen's family, examining how different the life of a Baron is to the life of a farmer. How does each family live? What do their homes look like: the furniture, decorations, etc.? What are their families like? How old are they? What do they look like? What type of rules does each family have?
Essay Topic 3
Jen's character is vital to the development of the story. Her influence on Luke is what changes the course of the story. Analyze Jen's character and examine how she affects Luke. What are Jen's strengths, weaknesses, and beliefs? Why does the reader believe her character is important to the overall story? What does her character add to the story?
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