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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Natividad calm the child that Bankole rescues?
2. How much money does the group get from the four dead men?
3. Why does Grayson agree to stay on with the group?
4. What happens to Bankole's wife?
5. What highway does the group travel with extreme caution?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Although Lauren is very young, she seems much older and more mature than even many of the adults around her. Explain some of the ways in which she seems older than her years, based on examples from the text. Do you think that this believable? What do you think causes Lauren to be so mature?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Lauren's relationship with Bankole. Does this seem like a relationship of equals or is Lauren searching for a father figure? What do Lauren and Bankole have in common? What obstacles seem to stand in their way?
Essay Topic 3
Explain whether or not you classify this novel as science fiction. What elements of science fiction are present?
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