Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the premise of "Matched"?
In "Matched" by Ally Condie, Cassia lives in a world where Society has defined rules and events. She is challenged by her grandfather to open her eyes to see beyond what is generally considered acceptable. When she falls in love with a young man who is outside of Society's approval, she begins to understand what her grandfather is talking about.
2. What are the artifacts that Cassia and Xander carry with them at the beginning of the book?
Cassia is on an air train with her best friend, Xander. She is a bit nervous. She shows Xander an artifact that her grandfather gave her for her birthday. It's a compact. She uses it to carry her three emergency tablets. Xander has an artifact, also. It's a pair of shiny platinum cufflinks.
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