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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What begins at the end of the chapter?
2. Why does A. Square believe his sons will not understand?
3. Why does A. Square become saddened?
4. Who controls Flatland?
5. What hinders A. Square's writing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 18, Sphere and A. Square discuss A. Square's belief that the ability to see everything makes one a God. Explain A. Square's argument, and Sphere's comments. Which do you agree with, and why? What other qualities do you believe a God must have? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the novel, the idea of individuals using drastic measures to overcome their position in life is presented. Give at least two examples of this in the novel, and discuss in depth the process these individuals endure. Do you think such drastic measures are used in today's society? Do you believe such measures are justified?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the King of Pointland, the King of Lineland, A. Square, and the Sphere, including their general characteristics as well as their overall personalities. What are their similarities? What are their differences?
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