Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston Test | Final Test - Hard

Ernest Callenbach
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following would NOT be used to describe the Ecotopian health care facilities?

2. After Ecotopians shut down the system of oil and gas power plants, what did they set up instead?

3. By giving workers time off, what can Ecotopian workers do?

4. What cannot be done with land in Ecotopia?

5. How is the Ecotopian student body at a college similar to the American version?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Callenbach is known for paying homage to various authors and works of literature. Choose at least 3 references used in the book. Write at least 250 words on each reference. Also, add your opinion as to why Callenbach chose that particular author or reference.

Essay Topic 2

Ecotopia is written primarily in the first-person point of view of Weston. Is this point of view more or less effective than telling the story from the third-persona and omniscient perspective? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Create your own brand of Utopian fiction involving the Ecotopian minicity of Alviso. What scenario would you develop to show the characters' strengths and weaknesses? Who would the other characters be? Would your novel be one story or a series of vignettes? Explain.


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