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Children of the Mind Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. To what character of popular children's literature does Young Val compare herself?



2. Which of the following is not true about Marcao?



3. How does the Hive Queen warn Miro and Val that she does not want to help them while they are on the way to see her?



4. What is the name of Ender's debilitated stepson?



5. Why is combining the memories of Jane and Young Val possibly dangerous?



Short Essay Questions

1. Aboard Milo's starship, how does Quara act toward everyone and specifically towards Jane?



2. As Jane enters Young Val's body, what happens?



3. When Jane moves the starship for the first time after making her way back onto the computer network, how do Peter and Wang-mu both respond?



4. What happens as Jane begins attempting to let go off the ansible lines?



5. Describe Malu's entrance for his meeting with Wang-mu and Peter.



6. Describe what Jane says after she tells Miro that he reminds her of Ender.



7. Why are Peter and Wang-mu invited to a university on Pacifica and who accompanies them?



8. Describe Jane's exploration of the networks among the Hive Queens.



9. Why does Miro tell Young Val that she is selfish and how does he feel afterward?



10. Describe Wang-mu and Peter's initial time settling into their apartment on Divine Wood.



Essay Topics

Quara falsely claims that her brother Quim, whom everyone idolizes, secretly molested her for many years, making her into the angry person she is today. Write an essay describing the environment around and the reactions to Quara's false disclosure. What does this lie say about her character? Do you think this affects her ability to be a likable character? Why or why not? Why do you think Card made the decision to have Quara lie to Wang-mu about this molestation?

There are many examples of forgiveness in the novel. For example, early in the novel, Novinha forgives Ender for the death of her son, Quim. Write an essay exploring the many acts of forgiveness in the novel and explaining how forgiveness serves as an underlying theme.

In the Filhos courtyard, Novinha discovers that Ender has collapsed. What significance does this collapse have? Write an essay exploring Ender's character in terms of physical weakness and strength. How does this physical weakness and strength translate into other facets of his character?

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