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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 minicity that Weston tours that he visits a school in?
2. What are the houses that Weston sees NOT like?
3. While one kind of print lasts indefinitely, what is the other kind of print employed in Ecotopia?
4. How big are Ecotopian prisons in general?
5. What is the only piece of equipment that Ecotopians use that is similar to American health care professionals in communication?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Politics are also referred to in the book. Callenbach refers to the politics of Ecotopians compared to that of Americans. Discuss the use of politics in the novel. Do you think politics are an important part of the book? Explain. How else could Callenbach incorporate politics into the book? Also examine the use of politics in relationships.
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one iteration on the motif of ecological awareness. Identify at least two motifs about ecology and nature in the book. Then, cite an example to support each answer.
Essay Topic 3
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.
This section contains 255 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)