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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter One of Exile, what does Jodahs begin to look like?
2. About what do the people of Phoenix fight while Akin is there?
3. Why does Akin decide to stay close to one particular captor?
4. Why does Akin hope he will be bought in Phoenix?
5. What does Aaor tell Jodahs after he links with him?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Tino healed and what must he do for the birth of his sibling?
2. Who comes to fight with Akin's captors and what happens to them?
3. What does Akin argue about concerning humans when aboard a ship with Dichaan and what is Dichaan's response?
4. What does Aaor say about Jodahs after he links with him and what does Nikanj say about Jodahs?
5. What does Aaor do with Jodahs when he is going to heal the man and what is the result of his behavior?
6. What does Akin think about Dehkiaht being with him?
7. Who do Nikanj, Jodahs and the others meet as they leave to hide from the Oankali?
8. Why is Tino arguing about Akin with the Oankali and what does Dichaan decide to do about it?
9. Where does Akin go and what does he find when he returns to earth? What does he tell his friends there?
10. What does Akin see at the house when he wakes up in Chapter Eight, who helps him and what do the group from Phoenix do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss one of the following:
1. Trace and analyze one major theme of Lilith's Brood. Consider the following: How does one character's actions portray the theme you are analyzing? How does the setting contribute to that theme? Is the theme one that you would call a "universal theme"? If so, what other book or novel that you have read also includes this theme. If not, why don't you think it is a "universal" theme?
2. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Lilith's Brood. How does one character's actions portray the themes you are analyzing? How does the setting contribute to those themes? Is each theme one that you would call a "universal theme"? If so, what other book or novel that you have read also includes this theme. If not, why don't you think it is a "universal" theme?
3. What benefit is there in discussing and analyzing the themes of a work of fiction? Do you think most authors consciously develop themes in their works? Why or why not? Can there be accidental themes? What do you think is one possible "accidental" theme in Lilith's Brood? Which theme in Lilith's Brood speaks to you the most in your life? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Living Dead in Dallas belongs to the science fiction genre. Discuss the following:
1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to science fiction.
2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre.
3. Discuss two reasons why it might be disadvantageous to label a text by genre.
4. Discuss what your favorite genre is; give several examples and explain what you enjoy about books in that genre.
Essay Topic 3
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Lilith's Brood help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Lilith's Brood? Why or why not?
3. Choose one specific incident in Lilith's Brood to discuss and compare Lilith's response to how you think you would respond.
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