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Native Speaker Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does John Kwang say about "thick lidded" eyes?



2. What did Henry think about the woman his father brought home from the airport?



3. What kind of personality did Wen Zhou have?



4. Is John Kwang taller or shorter than Henry?



5. What happens after John Kwang finishes speaking at the rally in Chapter 9?



Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Henry.



2. How skilled was Mitt in the English language?



3. Which employees does Kwang show favoritism to?



4. What does Jack mean by saying that Dennis is not a "doing creature"?



5. Why do some of the protesters blame Kwang for their lost jobs?



6. How do Grace and Pete treat Henry when they see him?



7. Why did Pete Ichibata make a good spy?



8. Describe John Kwang.



9. What is Henry's response when he is asked about his profession?



10. How were Eduardo and Helda found?



Essay Topics

Henry spends a great deal of time remembering things from his childhood. In most cases he recalls something his father did or said. Write an essay that explores Henry's childhood. Did Henry have a "normal" childhood? What are some of the happier moments? What are some of the sadder moments? How old was he when his mother died and what impact did her death have on his life?

Infidelity can be found in several different cases throughout Native Speaker. In each case the discretion is handled and resolved differently. Write an essay that explores the theme of infidelity as it is presented in Native Speaker. Which characters cheat on their significant other? When do they cheat? What is the result of the indiscretion.? Are these characters ever punished for what they do? How does cheat impact their relationships?

One of the prevalent themes in Native Speaker is that of immigration. By the end of the novel it is revealed that many of Kwang's supporters are immigrants. As result many of them are exposed and arrested. Write an essay that explores the theme of immigration within the context of the plot. What stance does Henry take on immigration? Does he support the idea of immigrants coming into the country and taking jobs? What are his opinions when it comes to immigrants starting their own businesses in the poorer neighborhoods of New York?

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