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 color is the old man's robe?
2. What is not one of Arthur's problems?
3. What is the strange irritating light not?
4. What are the names of the men who get to hear the answer?
5. What is still unfinished on the New Earth?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay that lists and explains all of the references within the novel to feelings of unease with the universe and the characters within it.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay explaining your opinion on the nature of the universe, and the basic elements of a novel that would communicate this opinion to readers. Be sure to include:
1 - Themes that would best express this viewpoint (for example, optimism, futility, cyclical events);
2 - Types of characters (for example, anti-heroes, well-meaning protagonists);
3 - How the novel's viewpoint is similar or different to that of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that explains the role of technology, and especially computers, in society today. Be sure to address:
1 - How computers are changing society;
2 - Problems caused by excessive computerization;
3 - Problems solved by computers.
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