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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. What does Fertility make Tender promise her?
2. Complete the sentence. Fertility tells Tender that she will not always be with Tender physically, but ______.
3. According to the agent, how far do suicides date back to?
4. Where does Tender wait for Fertility while in the airport before the Super Bowl?
5. How do Tender, Fertility and Adam decide to travel to escape from the Super Bowl?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Adam convince Tender to do after he is injured in the car crash? How does he do it?
2. Describe the Genesis Campaign. Why did the agent feel it was necessary?
3. What does the agent and his team do to Tender while he is in New York? Why?
4. What happens when Tender catches up to Fertility at the airport in chapter 3?
5. Is Fertility having more feelings for Tender after the Super Bowl? What evidence is there of this?
6. What does Adam say that the Creedish did to the tenders and the biddies to discourage them from having sex?
7. Describe the Book of Very Common Prayer.
8. What evidence do the police have to suspect Tender of the murders of the agent and the caseworker?
9. Where do Tender and Fertility stay each night on their trip home from Nebraska?
10. How do Tender and Adam "lose" Fertility on their cross-country trip after the Super Bowl?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Tender seems to be lacking self-esteem throughout the novel, and he never really has much of his own life. Tender becomes a sort of puppet for the people in his life who manipulate him and use him for their own purposes. Who in the novel does Tender seem to be a "puppet" for? How is he treated by the people in his life, from his employers to Fertility to the agent to the Creedish Church? What effect does this have on this character?
Essay Topic 2
Themes are a vital part of the complete package of a novel, presenting unifying and recurrent ideas that tie a novel together and give the it meaning. The novel "Survivor" hits on many important themes. Discuss some of the themes of the novel including religion, loyalty, perception, and the relationship between power and sex.
Essay Topic 3
The relationship between power and sex is recurring throughout the novel, and its obvious hold on Tender is an important element of this character's personality and journey. Discuss the relationship between power and sex as it is described and used in the novel. How does this affect Tender? What does this relationship have to do with some of the teachings of the Creedish Church?
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