Schismatrix Plus Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Bruce Sterling
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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. Who's head is in the tank?

2. What stops Nora from killing Abelard/Lindsay?

3. How old is the man whom Lindsay meets?

4. What does Lindsay plot with Wells?

5. What doesn't Lindsay correct Dr. Prager on?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Vera come between Constantine and Lindsay? Why does she do this?

2. Why is Lindsay so freaked out about fire?

3. What does Alexandrina view as very sad?

4. What do the surgeons do to Kitsune?

5. How does the Fortuna Miner's Democracy react to the contents of Lindsay's bag?

6. What news hits Constantine hard?

7. What had the Investor queen done that was so bad?

8. What is rumored about the people beyond the Wall?

9. What does Greta suggest when they arrive back at her suite?

10. How do the locals view marriage to Carnassus?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Constantine and Lindsay's relationship. What is the catalyst that threw the two friends apart? For what reason does this relationship continue to stay soured? Utilizing quotes from the book, draw a detailed character analysis of the two as friends and as enemies.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Lindsay's initial lack of desire for going in for treatment for aging. What is he afraid to lose? Do these fears have merit? Why or why not? What could Lindsay stand to gain?

Essay Topic 3

Examine the Investors way regarding business. Compare it with the way business models are done in our world. What are some of the main differences? Some similarities? Would the Investors way of doing business succeed on Earth? Why or why not?

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