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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bankole say is different from the 1990's?
2. In Chapter 18, what does Harry begin to do?
3. Where is Grayson born?
4. Who is supposed to be keeping watch when the two intruders arrive?
5. What does Curtis want Lauren to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain whether or not you classify this novel as science fiction. What elements of science fiction are present?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the qualities that Lauren has that make her a good leader. Using examples from the text, describe how she manages to convince people to join her group. What is it about her that seems to make people trust her or believe in her?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the Robledo neighborhood that Lauren leaves with the plan for Acorn. Explain the similarities and differences regarding the following:
a. How dissent is handled.
b. The racial/ethnic composition of the community.
e. People's ability to work.
This section contains 1,200 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)