|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The father used to make shows with _________ for the author and for the author's brother, it seems.
2. The author notes that every person has a _________, made of wind, according to what his mother told him.
3. The author's name is used to identify the idea of the progenitor of what the author calls the ___________.
4. The boy lives in a big house and buries ________ when the item he is in charge of caring for goes away for the day.
5. Circle of _________ is an area in which singing birds can encourage a pedestrian to bother a group of people.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the principal on which dogs depend, according to the writing in this book?
2. What is the process of work, as used in the description of the process of welding?
3. What is the process in which a dog current will be created within the dog?
4. How is 'arm' described in Biology?
5. What are the two meanings of Frederick/frederick, as defined in this section?
6. What should a person do with the wind of a storm, according to quotes from the mother's book?
7. Where does family energy come from, according to the section entitled "Flap, Wire, and Name"?
8. What does the father tell the boy needs to happen in order to help Monk?
9. What happens to the skin when a wind gun is used?
10. What is the cycle of the boy who walks the earth in this section of the story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Marcus talks about the way that food evolved into other words and garments with new names.
Part 1: How do you think society's ideas about food have evolved?
Part 2: Do you think your own ideas about food have changed over the years?
Part 3: Why do you think food is a part of this book? What does it serve to teach a reader?
Essay Topic 3
Marcus uses names in the book, but does not give them traditional definitions. For example, Jennifer is the partial inability to see hands.
Part 1: What is the purpose of assigning new definitions to words in the book?
Part 2: Do you think Marcus is trying to be confusing to the reader?
Part 3: How do the new definitions expand the meaning of words for the reader?
This section contains 698 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)