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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the authorities ration in the winter?
2. Where do the rebels smuggle Shevek?
3. Which world does Keng say is key to Urras?
4. What name do Takver and Shevek give their daughter?
5. About what does Efor talk to Shevek?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Shevek writes two papers in the novel.
1) Principles of Simultanely
2) General Temporal Theory
Describe each paper and discuss how Shevek's ideas have matured through the novel.
Essay Topic 2
What are Shevak's goals in this book? How does he achieve them? What mistakes does he make? How does he learn from his mistakes?
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the book, Arranes is often seen as a Utopia and Urranes as a Dystopia. What is a Utopia and what is a Dystopia? Do you think people have different ideas of what Dystopia and Utopia are?
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