Schismatrix Plus Test | Final Test - Hard

Bruce Sterling
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How do the gasbags communicate?

2. What do the people eradicate from Lindsay's memory?

3. What is the new caste's specialty?

4. What is the signal?

5. What is the specialty of the Patternists?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Nora's betrayal of her gene line. How does it become clear that this is a regret of hers? What does she do in order to not have regrets further? How does this illustrate Nora's true emotional ties? Defend your argument utilizing quotes from the book.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Lindsay's parting gift to Kitsune. How is this gift more than a little morbid and psychopathic? How could it backfire on Lindsay? What is the problem with giving a being that is hungry for power more and more of it?

Essay Topic 3

Examine Dr. Afriel's desire to exploit the Swarm for the benefit of his faction. Is this behavior any different from what people try to do in general? How or why not? Cite examples from human history to support your argument.

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