Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Violet begin researching?
2. What does Titus dream about?
3. What does Titus finally do in 'Observe the Remarkable Verdure'?
4. What does Titus 'dream' about in 'Nudging Again'?
5. What happens to Violet at the end of 'Our Duty to the Party'?
Essay Topic 1
M.T. Anderson makes a strong argument against consumerism in the novel, as his characters find themselves mere puppets to economic materialism. Choose two examples of anti consumerism in the novel, and discuss them. What is the example? How does it argue against consumerism? What is M.T. Anderson trying to say about consumerism? What is your opinion of the portrayal of consumerism in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
"Feed" has been labeled by some as an ironic satire. How does the author use satire to make points in the novel? How does he use irony? Do you feel this method is successful, in this case? Why or why not? Overall, what do you think Anderson is saying about our relationship to technology, media, and consumerism? Does his use of satire allow this point to be made convincingly? Why or why not?
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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