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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is L. Bob Rife's greatest opposition?
2. Who ends up sacrificing themselves for Y.T.?
3. What is odd about Y.T.'s abduction?
4. How does Hiro put back together all the pieces of the tablet?
5. Why does Uncle Enzo take a straight razor to his pant legs?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Despite Y.T.'s knowing who Raven is and what he is capable of, she finds herself extremely attracted to him. Suggest reasons why this may be the case. Put yourself in the place of either character. Do you think you would feel the same? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Snow Crash is referred to as three different things. What are they and how do they differ? In what way are they the same? For each of them, find a real life equivalent. Compare and contrast them.
Essay Topic 3
Think about the Raft gargoyles. What do you think would inspire someone without Juanita's motivations to mutilate themselves in such a fashion? If you think nothing could, speculate on how the multitudes of wireheads came to be.
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