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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. What is the definition of a possible as described by the narrator in chapter 12?
2. How much older than the clone is suspected a possible would be as described in chapter 12?
3. In chapter 16, why does the narrator think she and her companions did not talk about their trip to Norfolk?
4. In chapter 16, what route does Kathy say was out of bounds at Hailsham?
5. What does the narrator think of in chapter 15 when Tommy describes his new art creations to her?
Short Essay Questions
1. In chapter 17, what changes does Kathy note about the Cottages after her rift with Ruth and Tommy?
2. In chapter 16, what does Kathy tell the reader she had thought she and Tommy might do after the trip to Norfolk, but never did?
3. What does Tommy tell Kathy in chapter 15 that he believes are the purpose of the art they were encouraged to do at Hailsham?
4. What does Ruth admit to Kathy in chapter 19 that she believes should have happened in their past and that she actively attempted to prevent?
5. Why does Kathy constantly allow Ruth to indulge her fantasies even when she knows she is wrong?
6. In chapter 16, Ruth becomes annoyed with Kathy and forces her to say that she thinks Tommy's drawings are childish, something Ruth later tells Tommy. What causes this change in Ruth's feelings toward Kathy and Tommy?
7. In chapter 20, who does Kathy find at the address Ruth gave to Tommy for him to seek a deferral?
8. In chapter 15, Tommy reveals to Kathy that he had been searching for what in Woolworth's?
9. In chapter 21, what does Tommy tell Madame he has come to her to ask for?
10. What does Kathy decide not to tell Ruth at the end of chapter 15?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is human cloning? Is it a possibility? What purpose would human cloning serve, as represented in this novel? Would it be humane to treat clones as Kathy, Tommy, and Ruth were treated in this novel? What were the people at Hailsham attempting to prove about the clones? Did their experiment work? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Kathy? What does she do for a living? What is meant by the term carer? What is a donor? How long has Kathy been working at this career? Why does she think she is better at it than others? Is she? Where did Kathy's donor, whom she is caring for at the beginning of the book, grow up? Where did Kathy grow up? How do the two locations compare? How do they differ?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following themes in detail, citing examples from the novel to support your conclusions:
1) Medical cloning.
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