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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Vivien suggest Abby move in with her in Chapter 17?
2. Who reports the murder of Mary Allen to Katzka in Chapter 15?
3. What procedure does Mary Allen question and nearly refuse to accept in Chapter 11?
4. What is Abby doing to fill her time now that she is suspended from duties in the hospital?
5. In Chapter 16, what does Abby find among Mark's files in their home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss selling organs for money. Why would someone buy an organ? Is it morally right to pay for an organ? What happens to people who cannot pay for an organ? Where did the Russians get the organs they were selling? Is what they were doing right? What arguments can be made for the harvesting of organs from living donors? What argument can be made against the harvesting of organs from living donors? Which side does the author of this book come down on? What is your opinion?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Yakov? What is his life like before he is bought by Nadiya and Gregor? Why is Yakov difficult to control? What does Yakov want out of life? Is it possible he will ever find it? What does Yakov dream of while on board the freighter? How does the engine room technician ruin this dream? What does Yakov think of Abby? Who does he think she is? Why does he fight to save her life? Does he succeed? Why does Yakov refuse to leave Abby's side? What does the reader think will be in the future for Yakov and Abby?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Vivien Chao? How does the author describe her? What do you think this description says about the character? How does this description influence the reader's reaction to this character? Is the description accurate? Why does Vivien want to get Josh O'Day a heart? What, in Vivien's opinion, is stopping Josh from getting his heart? Is this true? What does Vivien do to get Josh his heart? Has Vivien done anything wrong? Why is Vivien forced to resign over this? Is this fair?
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