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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Jen and Luke do while he's at her house in Chapter 21?
2. What attribute does Luke realize he has that will make him more able than Jen to help other shadow children?
3. How many other kids were also killed at the rally?
4. What does Luke say when Jen's father asks how Luke found out about Jen?
5. How many times has Jen's mom been married?
Essay Topic 1
Luke's father's attitude is verging on abusive in the novel, "Among the Hidden". The purpose of this lesson is to analyze the character of Luke's father and examine his affect on Luke. How does Luke's father treat him? How is Luke's father encouraged by society and by government propaganda? What assumptions can the reader make about how the father feels about Luke based on how he treats Luke?
Essay Topic 2
Luke's family displays a startling lack of empathy for his position, while Luke is a highly empathetic child. Analyze the concept of empathy throughout the novel. What examples from the book demonstrate the lack of empathy Luke's family has for his situation? How does Luke's father and brothers treat him versus his mother? How does Luke show empathy for his mother?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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