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. What is the kind of factory that Weston tours that produces plastic?

2. What do the children do with the money they earn during work?

3. What is Ecotopian art like, according to Weston?

4. What is the kind of teacher that Weston sees at the school that surprises him by what he or she teaches the children?

5. What is NOT a popular artistic form in Ecotopia?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the Ecotopian approach to sports. What do you think of the war games? Are they ritualistic? How are they similar (or not) to American team sports? What do you find appealing or not about their sports? Describe.

Essay Topic 2

Ecotopia is a classic Utopian novel. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this category? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

In Ecotopia, Callenbach's fictional society shows a conscious selectivity about technology. What do you think of Ecotopian technology? Which aspects do you find more or less appealing? Do you find any of Callenbach's predictions strikingly accurate or appealing in any way? Discuss.

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