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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. What is Beefland?
2. What does Temple say parents and teachers should help a autistic child develop?
3. Where does Temple have to put the cattle?
4. Which of the following classes does Temple find difficult?
5. What does Temple fixate on during the interview?
Short Essay Questions
1. How can fixations be used to help an autistic child?
2. How does Temple justify using the machine?
3. Describe Temple's relationship with Alfred.
4. What does Temple's mother say in her letter to her daughter?
5. How does Temple feel about her mother's letter?
6. Where does Temple find temporary relief from her nerve attacks?
7. How does Temple try and help the animals she works with in Chapter 12?
8. How does Temple's machine help her?
9. What does Temple discover about touching in Chapter 12?
10. How does Temple use visual images to help her in daily life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Emergence was written in 1986. Choose one of the following options and discuss how ideas have developed since then:
1) The use of medication
2) Educating autistics
3) The encouragement of fixations
Essay Topic 2
Look at the structure of the book.
1) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's ideas?
2) Examine the way Temple uses other people in the story to express her ideas.
Essay Topic 3
How much do you think Temple changed positive representations of autism? What positive impact have Temple's ideas had on society? Do you think Temple's ideas have had any negative impacts?
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