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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. How many years has it taken to undo the damage from the destruction of the buggers' home planet?
2. Once Jane returns to the computer network, what does she realize about human existence?
3. Why do Jane and Miro wonder if they are betraying Ender in "Am I Betraying Ender"?
4. Why does Miro state that is would be a shame if Ender came through the transformation exactly as he was before?
5. When Jane begins crying for the first time, what does she tell Miro?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how Jane transports Peter and Wang-mu aboard the Starways Congress starship and where they land on the ship.
2. Who is the Hive Queen in telepathic contact with when she announces that it is time for Jane to attempt to find her way back into the computer network, who gives the message to Jane, and how does Jane respond?
3. How did Quara react to Peter giving the Little Doctor back, and why is Peter surprised by her reaction?
4. Describe Novinha's words to Ender when she releases him.
5. When Jane returns to her now body to begin her existence as Val, what happens to her aiua and to Val's aiua?
6. What false disclosure does Quara make to Wang-mu, and what conclusion does Wang-mu come to about her lies?
7. Why does Miro tell Young Val that she is selfish and how does he feel afterward?
8. Describe what Peter says that Admiral Lands should include in the report about the Little Doctor and their mission.
9. When Yasujiro Tsutsumi asks whether Hikari expects him to bribe the politicians to stop the fleet, how does Hikari respond?
10. What experience does Jane have for the first time in her 3,000 year existence in response to Quara, and what realization does she come to because of this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At Hikari's place, Peter, Wang-mu, and Hikari undergo an act of wrangling to show who has the most humility. Which of the characters do you think wins this competition in this chapter? And which do you think has the most humility in the novel? Write an essay exploring your answers to these questions and how they are similar or different.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay exploring how the themes of benevolence and survival play out against each other in the search for a new home for Jane's aiua throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 3
The faster-than-light ship is described early on in the novel in a fair amount of detail. What other modes of transportation are used in the novel? Write an essay comparing and contrasting the various methods of travel in the novel.
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