The Age of Wire and String Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Ben Marcus
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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. If the child wishes to absolve the father, then they must bring a _________ which allows the grave to not be covered.

2. Just after _________, the word food comes into being, according to the story.

3. Coughing is a way to move people or things between _________, even though it's not clear what these are.

4. A brother is built from _________, much in the same way that air is built from particles, according to the book.

5. How does the weather die, according to the description in this section of the book?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the two meanings of Frederick/frederick, as defined in this section?

2. What does the author give as the definition of a shirt of noise?

3. What is the process of detecting the position of remote things, even birds?

4. What are some of the foods that are listed in the description of the food costume at the start of this chapter?

5. Describe the structure in which the father seems to be buried, as seen in the story's writing.

6. Some of the foods evolved into garments with what sorts of names, according to the book's content?

7. What is the effectiveness of the healing wind that God carries with him as he flies around in the sky?

8. What are grass guards?

9. How is 'arm' described in Biology?

10. What is the term, God Charge, defined as in this section of the book?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Brian seems to be an important figure in this book, as denying him food encourages travelers to sleep or lie down.

Part 1: How would you define the figure that is Brian in the book?

Part 2: What might happen if Brian were to be denied food in an airport?

Part 3: Why do you think that only travelers are impacted by the denying of food?

Essay Topic 2

Marcus takes on the idea of death at many points of this book, bringing new images to it and showing this reader its importance in society.

Part 1: Why do you think death is such a big part of society?

Part 2: Do you think most people are afraid of death? Why is this?

Part 3: How do you think people relate to death in their lives? How do you relate to death?

Essay Topic 3

A father makes confessions while lying in what appears to be a grave made of glass, which is thought to be symbolism of some sort.

Part 1: Why does the author make the descriptions so vague for the reader?

Part 2: How do you think the author might help the reader have an easier time with the imagery?

Part 3: How do you interpret the scene in which the father is making a confession? Is this structure a grave or something else?

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