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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Alquist say life comes from?
2. What book does Alquist read?
3. What does Damon say it necessary to do to become people?
4. What does Alquist call Helena?
5. Why does Alquist think that stars are no longer any good?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
R.U.R is part of the science fiction genre.
1) What are the conventions of the genre in terms of character, language and plot?
2) In what way did R.U.R help to set the template for similar plays and works of literature? Do modern novels and plays still use the ideas the author uses in R.U.R?
Essay Topic 2
What are the differences between a play and a film in terms of the following:
Essay Topic 3
Examine the novel's chronological setting.
1) What were the main concerns during the 1920s? How does the author express these concerns?
2) How would the author change the novel if it was set in today's society?
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