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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 does Titus 'dream' about in 'Nudging'?
2. How does Titus' father speak?
3. What does Titus think of the girl by the end of 'The Nose Grid'?
4. What are the frat boys wearing at the club that Titus expresses interest in?
5. When Loga comes to visit, what does she do as she talks to her friends?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain what Violet means by the days at the hospital being salad days.
2. Explain why Titus goes back to Violet's following the visit with her father.
3. Describe Violet's experience as she received FeedTech's response.
4. Titus is freely willing to trade mega corporations his personal information and allow them to control him if it means he gets everything he wants. Does this seem to be a good deal to you?
5. Explain why Violet wants to try to resist the feed.
6. Explain why Titus enjoys Violet so much.
7. Explain what Violet tells Titus about Central America, and what he hears on the radio.
8. Describe the television show "based on a true story" advertised at the end of 'The Nose Grid'.
9. Explain Violet's father's anger at Titus.
10. Describe what the girl does with her juice at the end of 'Juice', and why this is significant.
Essay Topic 1
One of the background themes in the novel is the difference in social class between Violet and Titus. Describe the social class of each character, and compare and contrast them. What are similarities and differences? How do the social class differences affect their relationship? Does social class play a role in Violet's death? How?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout "Feed", symbolism is used to represent things in modern society. Discuss the use of and meaning of malfunctioning, lesions, and the feed. What do these symbolize from modern society, and why did the author choose to include them?
Essay Topic 3
In the novel, two different parenting styles are presented, those of Titus' parents and that of Violet's father. Compare and contrast these styles. How are they similar? How are they different? What effect do they have on the teenagers? Do you think they are partially response for what happens in the novel? Why or why not? What do you think the author is saying about the effect of parental influence on children?
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