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

2. ________ is a language disturbance that is caused by accidental sleeping, according to the author.

3. The shouting will blend with the __________ created by the father to form a small animal that can eat the son from within.

4. Parker sees nameless people walking unhindered, as he _________ from the battle.

5. Certain birds move the ________ with the beating of their wings to make the ocean move again.

Short Essay Questions

1. What must happen in order for desire to not destroy the object that one looks at?

2. Within a piece of experimental fiction, what are some of the traditional conventions that are not used?

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

4. What happens as a result of a Monica, according to this section of the book?

5. While the origin of air days is unclear, how are they celebrated by people in the area?

6. What do certain birds do, real and mythological ones, according to the description of the author?

7. What are grass guards?

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

9. What is the purpose of the wires that the sun has, according to the description of the author?

10. Describe the idea of Gevortsing, as it relates to the idea of sleep collaborations, as detailed in this section of the book.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following 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

The dog is described many times in this book, often as having powers to impact all those around them.

Part 1: Why do you think the dog is so important in this book?

Part 2: How do you think a dog might play an important role in the life of a person?

Part 3: Would the book be different if the word 'cat' was used instead of 'dog'?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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