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. What is another name for the boxes that are described in #43?

2. The snoring message is usually a _______ to be pulled out as the sleeper is usually drowning.

3. The members put their hands into something that is too ________ to lift and which is rubbery and hot.

4. In riding the bird, God brings with him a _________ wind, which can help many lands.

5. What is the name of the house-worshiping religion, as described in this section of the book?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What is happening in response to the cultivated flowers in the prison, per this particular section of the book?

3. What does the author describe the book to be a project about? What is it meant to compile?

4. What is the process in which the electricity in the house can be restored in order to power up appliances?

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

6. What is the point that is made about the prison publishing industry, according to the book?

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

8. What is the history that is given about the lawn boys in this story?

9. Where does atmospheric food come from, according to the book?

10. What happens to the flier that is landing on the floating island of the Gods?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Marcus writes that disclosing mysteries is a way to look at society without destroying the mysteries themselves.

Part 1: Why do you think society has so many mysteries?

Part 2: How do you think that disclosing a mystery might destroy it?

Part 3: What are the problems with destroying the mysteries of society?

Essay Topic 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

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'?

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