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The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which character makes the following statement: "If you're just a little bit different in this world, they try to kill you off."



2. What type of action does Janice Vickery say she undertook on her experimental specimen?



3. What does Tillie say about the power of exploding atoms?



4. What does Janice plan to do with her specimen after the science fair?



5. After the science fair, which of the following questions does Ruth NOT ask Beatrice?



Essay Topics

Why does Beatrice kill the rabbit? What is her motivation? Is it an act of retaliation? If so, for what? What impact does this act have on Tillie and Ruth? What does the rabbit symbolize in the play?

Explore the concept of conformity versus individuality in Zindel's play. In what ways do the characters conform to society's expectations of them? In what ways do they remain independent? Which character conforms the most? Which character conforms the least?

There are several symbols in Zindel's play. Explore one symbol and discuss how it relates to a theme or motif in the play.

a) Identify the symbol.

b) What does this symbol represent?

c) Explain how the symbol helps the reader better understand the drama.

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